Locations of Nassau speed cameras released

  Automated Speed Camera Enforcement Program The state law will be enforced in September with the start of school.  All tickets issued over the summer will be forgiven and any paid violation will be refunded. [Via Newsday] Here are the locations for fixed and mobile speed cameras in Nassau County: East Meadow High School, 101 … Continue reading Locations of Nassau speed cameras released

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Elmont teenagers are ‘Happy’

  A performance by the Teen Advisory Group and staff of Elmont Public Library. The library invites the community to attend it's 75th anniversary celebration on September 20th: "Please join the Elmont Memorial Library on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 11am to 4pm for our 75th Anniversary Celebration. Festivities will begin at 11am at our … Continue reading Elmont teenagers are ‘Happy’

Free Movie Thursdays 8/28: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

For it's 8th consecutive and final week of the summer, the Free Outdoor Movie series at Eisenhower Park will conclude tonight showing "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty." (PG, 114 min.) The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. Special accommodations are available for disabled patrons, including … Continue reading Free Movie Thursdays 8/28: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Fares creep up to $2.50, N6X college bus service returns

Fare IncreaseEffective September 1, 2014 cash fares will increase from $2.25 to $2.50 for regular riders of the NICE bus system. Senior fare, for those 65 and older, is $1.10 - while Student fare (with a Student pass) will be $2.10.We shared a few months ago that "a handful of people raised concerns about the … Continue reading Fares creep up to $2.50, N6X college bus service returns

Nassau County Executive’s Office seeking Fall 2014 interns

[Via Nassau County]The Nassau County Executive’s Office is looking for interns for the Fall semester. Please send applications to interns@nassaucountyny.gov by September 5th.DescriptionStudents wishing to acquire a variety of volunteer-employment experiences will join a stimulating, fast-paced public servant environment, and learn the many facets of municipal government. Days/hours are flexible.Nassau County is in a unique … Continue reading Nassau County Executive’s Office seeking Fall 2014 interns

Elmont Memorial High School to get new elevator, synthetic field and other improvements

  [Via The Island Now] Words of Ralph Ferrie, Ed.D., Superintendent of Sewhanaka School District: "As we approach the upcoming school year, we will be celebrating the 86th year of instruction in the Sewanhaka Central High School District.  Before our students arrive in September, our professional staff will return on August 27th and 28th for … Continue reading Elmont Memorial High School to get new elevator, synthetic field and other improvements

Rip up your tickets: $2.4 million in speed violations will be refunded back to residents

  [Via Newsday] Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano has dismissed $2.4 million in speed camera tickets issued over the past month, amid outrage from Nassau residents who received thousands of tickets from cameras at six school locations. Mangano said cameras at five locations malfunctioned, spitting out tickets on days when school was not in session. … Continue reading Rip up your tickets: $2.4 million in speed violations will be refunded back to residents

Free Movie Thursdays 8/21: Percy Jackson, Sea of Monsters

Tonight marks the second to last week of the 2014 Free Outdoor Movie series at Eisenhower Park. The weekly event started back in July and will close out with exciting movies such as "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" (PG, 114 min.) and on August 28th, "Secret Life of Walter Mitty" (PG, 114 min.). Each film is … Continue reading Free Movie Thursdays 8/21: Percy Jackson, Sea of Monsters

Elmont with one of the highest percentages of Haitian ancestry, research shows

In a recent Facebook post we highlighted diversity within the Elmont community. Among the many countries represented here in this multicultural hamlet, the Haitian cohort has secured a strong foothold in the Elmont community, which is comparable to some of the highest representations of the ethnic group in the region. According to research, Elmont  specifically has … Continue reading Elmont with one of the highest percentages of Haitian ancestry, research shows

5 Brothers Kitchen & Cafe

Food is the great unifier. It's a friend and a support to all, in times of celebration and hardship or simply on a whim and out of necessity. A good, hearty meal can bring together families, strangers and even turn someone's entire day around for the better and bring them joy. And the better the … Continue reading 5 Brothers Kitchen & Cafe