Source: Long Island Herald It’s shaping up to be a special season for Elmont’s girls’ basketball team, which last week took a large step toward securing its first conference title since 2009-10 with a pair of impressive victories. Three days after rallying from a 13-point deficit on the road to complete a season sweep of … Continue reading Lady Spartans Hope to Continue Perfect Run
Source: Long Island Herald Elmont Memorial High School announced last week senior Ashley Simon as valedictorian and Harold Ekeh as salutatorian of the Class of 2015. Ashley Simon is a bright, inquisitive student who has adhered to a rigorous college preparatory course schedule that includes honors and advancement placement classes throughout her high school career. … Continue reading Ashley Simon, AP Scholar, Named Class Valedictorian of 2015
A local photographer walks the streets of Elmont and captures some great shots of Winter Storm Juno! -Elmont XL
It was being billed as potentially “The biggest snowstorm in NYC history.” We certainly got some snow, but Juno definitely did not live up to the hype. I walked about town during the late afternoon / early evening hours collecting these shots as I went. I traveled from Elmont to Stewart Manor and back.
Evil takes from loved ones and grips communities with fear. We send our deepest condolences to our neighbors in Rosedale, Queens. Mental health deserves greater attention, intervention and prevention with added resources. -Elmont XL
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ROSEDALE, Queens (PIX11) — A 12-year-old girl is the sole survivor of a shooting in a Queens home where her father shot and killed several family members before killing himself Saturday morning.
Police responded to the shooting at 231-11 148th Avenue in Queens around 5:40 a.m.
Jonathon Walker, 34, is accused of shooting and killing his family, including 31-year-old Shantai Hale, his 62-year-old mother-in-law Viola Warren, and his 7-year-old daughter Kayla Walker, according to police.
The three victims were found shot in the head, and all were pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say Walker’s 12-year-old daughter was also shot in the head, but managed to call 911.
She was transported to Long Island Jewish Hospital and has been upgraded to stable condition. Her identity has not been released.
Walker was found hours later in his 2013 Silver GMC Acadia in a wooded area of Queens. He was dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot…
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Source: Newsday Chiazam Nwankwo is known by coaches, teammates and Elmont fans as Chaz, as in jazz. His game was harmonious Saturday, a melodious combination of smooth shooting (a trio of long-range three-pointers) blended with the steady drumbeat of strong drives that produced layups and drew fouls. Nwankwo, a 6-3 senior swing man, scored 29 … Continue reading Chiazam Nwankwo is ‘Omnipresent’ For Elmont Spartans