We Started Here: Greg

Elmont has no shortage of talent. In fact, it may very well have an abundance. Talented musicians, talented athletes; talented people with wonderful ideas about how to improve their community. However, talent alone simply isn't enough. And perhaps what makes these people so effective at what they do is the way they combine their talents … Continue reading We Started Here: Greg

Elmont Native, Odrine Belot, Now UCONN Standout

Source: University of Connecticut Huskies After delivering one of the nation's best results in the triple jump on Saturday at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational, University of Connecticut women's track and field junior Odrine Belot has been selected as the American Athletic Conference Female Field Athlete of the Week, as announced by the league on Tuesday. Belot set … Continue reading Elmont Native, Odrine Belot, Now UCONN Standout

Roshane Wright, Former Elmont Student, Excels at York College

Source: Long Island Herald An Elmont High School graduate and Valley Stream native has plenty of new hardware for his trophy case after an outstanding start to the indoor track season at Jamaica’s York College. Roshane Wright, a sophomore sprinter and long jumper for the Divison III York College Cardinals, was recognized by both the … Continue reading Roshane Wright, Former Elmont Student, Excels at York College

Century 21 Department Store Finds A Home in Valley Stream

Source: Newsday Off-price department store Century 21 will open its second location on Long Island this fall at Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream, the mall's operator announced Thursday. The two-story anchor store will cover about 70,000 square feet at the mall, acquired by Macerich Co., a Santa Monica, California, real estate investment trust, in … Continue reading Century 21 Department Store Finds A Home in Valley Stream

From the Desk of Senator Dean Skelos: New Law Will Target Street Gangs

Legislation Focuses on Reducing Growth of Criminal Street Gangs and Protecting Citizens From Gang-Related Violence The New York State Senate today passed legislation to reduce gang violence and protect communities throughout the state. The New York State Criminal Street Gang Act (S1701), sponsored by Senator Martin Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), would prosecute and prevent criminal gang … Continue reading From the Desk of Senator Dean Skelos: New Law Will Target Street Gangs