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Bringing issues to the surface

Voices for Elmont keeps people in the know

Focusing on issues ranging from potholes to speeding cars on popular roads like Dutch Broadway, community group Voices for Elmont aims to advocate for the community in different ways. Voices for …

Crime watch

Elmont man arrested for DWI amid car crash

Nassau County police in the Fifth Precinct reported the details of a DWI — Leandra’s Law last Saturday in Elmont. According to police, at approximately 11:10 p.m. defendant Bishal P. …

New job opportunities for residents at UBS Arena in Elmont

With the UBS Arena set to open for the beginning of the 2021-22 National Hockey League season, local officials have created a hiring policy that will emphasize filling jobs at the complex with local …

Elmont School District 2021-22 budget passes

Elmont School District budget Total: $96.9 million Passed by a vote of 650 to 223. Elmont school board Challenger Sharon Earley Davis was elected with 525 votes. Incumbent Sheldon Meikle …

‘Ahead of the game’ on diversity

Elmont School District shares its DEI plans

As part of the Elmont School District’s goal to make classrooms more inclusive, district leaders rolled out their Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity …

Editorial

Fix SALT first, then infrastructure

The Biden administration has rightly proposed a massive $1.7 trillion infrastructure bill, dubbed the American Jobs Plan, to repair and restore . . .

Taking a look back at Franklin Square's history

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a series that will give everyone a front-row seat to the collection at the Franklin Square Museum. The Franklin Square Historical Society looks forward …

Op-Ed

Voting is an act of choice and an exercise of voice

Many people seem to confuse democracy and capitalism. Some seem to think that capitalism defines our system of government. However, our governance is based on democratic principles, including the importance of voting.