Election Day Job Opportunity with Long Island Civic Engagement Table

Via Long Island Civic Engagement Table: Join a dynamic team in Long Island to register and mobilize voters in our communities for the 2014 election. During this critical election year, Make the Road New York, as part of the Long Island Civic Engagement Table and the Verrazano Civic Engagement Table, will be participating in a … Continue reading Election Day Job Opportunity with Long Island Civic Engagement Table

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Bipartisan agreements may improve Elmont’s quality of life

As of October 30, 2014 - the following agreements have been made by Republican and Democratic leadership in Nassau - to improve quality of life for taxpayers: * Creation of a new Felon Registry for Gun Crimes that requires all felons that are convicted of a gun crime, and those convicted of criminal possession of … Continue reading Bipartisan agreements may improve Elmont’s quality of life

Proposed parking lot to cost taxpayers $1.85 million over 30 years

Bond referendum, Nov. 6 Residents of the Town of Hempstead's Sanitation District 6 - which services Elmont, Franklin Square, Garden City South, Lakeview, Malverne Park, North Valley Stream, South Floral Park and West Hempstead - caught wind recently of a bond referendum to vote on a new employee parking facility to the tune of $1.85 … Continue reading Proposed parking lot to cost taxpayers $1.85 million over 30 years

Argo Civic meeting, 7 p.m.

Everyone is welcome to join tonight's Argo Civic meeting - 7:00 p.m. at Elmont Library in Room 2. Town of Hempstead Councilman Ed Ambrosino is invited to speak about code enforcement and emergency management. The mission of the Argo Civic Association is threefold: first, to preserve the quality of life of our neighborhood; second, to keep the … Continue reading Argo Civic meeting, 7 p.m.

We Started Here: “Coach T”

"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." This quote has been ascribed to the late Black luminary, Dr. Maya Angelou, and fits here as we feature the next young leader of our We Started Here series, which celebrates the efforts … Continue reading We Started Here: “Coach T”

Behind Closed Doors

“Behind Closed Doors” is an original series which profiles vacant and underutilized properties in Elmont, along with those that have simply been longtime fixtures in the community. Our very first featured property will be 241 Linden Boulevard. Address: 241 Linden Boulevard   Year Built: N/A   Status: Vacant   Current Market Value: N/A   Original use: … Continue reading Behind Closed Doors

19 year-old writes an emotional letter to her Town Government

[Via The Huntingtonian] To Whom it May Concern, My name is Kelly Bilodeau. I am nineteen years old, I am from Huntington Station, NY and I am currently a sophomore at the University of Maryland. I was hesitant to even contact you as most people my age have lost faith in the government’s ability to … Continue reading 19 year-old writes an emotional letter to her Town Government

We Started Here: Dominique

Our next generation of social leaders are rising up today. We know they are among the most unique in history due to a niche set by the explosion of social media and the Information Age. Today’s youth are multi-layered: vocal, with social media as a soapbox; headstrong, with a taste for adventures & trying new … Continue reading We Started Here: Dominique

Project 21 Initiative: Stop Underage Drinking

  From the Long Island Exchange: The Fourth Precinct reports the arrests of 12 individuals during the “Project 21” initiative which targets the sale of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products to minors within the confines of Nassau County. This initiative was conducted on October 16, 2014. According to Officers, with the assistance of an underage … Continue reading Project 21 Initiative: Stop Underage Drinking

3 Propositions for New York State

The Editorial Board, Newsday: Long Island voters will decide on several ballot propositions in addition to the top-ticket races this upcoming election. Here are Newsday's recommendations. State Proposition: Reject NY State proposal on redistricting New York has an awful method of drawing electoral maps. The once-a-decade process often produces twisted political boundaries for Assembly, Senate … Continue reading 3 Propositions for New York State