Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #GiveBack

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship #CreateGoals #FollowThrough #BeHumble #GiveBack Words & photos by Joe DiDomizio for WeAreElmont.com.* Christopher Diaz, owner of Elite Barber Parlor, actively seeks out ways in which he can not only better himself, but the community and really the world. Christopher has five kids and his greatest hope of all is to just … Continue reading Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #GiveBack

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Graduating MTA Dogs Named After NYPD Fallen Officers

Source: Rebecca Harshbarger, AM New York Almost 20 dogs graduated from an intensive MTA training on terrorism and explosives Wednesday at Grand Central Terminal. They were named after police officers and soldiers killed in the line of duty, and the mood was somber following the fatal shooting of a cop in East Harlem the night … Continue reading Graduating MTA Dogs Named After NYPD Fallen Officers

Homecoming at Elmont: ‘Not A Popularity Contest’

Source: Heather Doyle, Newsday An avalanche of cheers fell from the Elmont High School bleachers as principal Kevin Dougherty introduced each member of the 2015 homecoming court Saturday. One by one, five young women in sparkling gowns glided gracefully into a line next to their five male counterparts, each with a smile as dazzling as … Continue reading Homecoming at Elmont: ‘Not A Popularity Contest’

Green Acres Commons: Plans Unveiled for a New Shopping Mall Experience in Valley Stream

  Source: Micah Danney, Long Island Herald The company that owns the Green Acres Mall announced the first six retailers that will occupy the planned Green Acres Commons shopping center at a groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 8. Slated to open next fall are Ashley Furniture HomeStore, BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, Burlington Coat Factory, Buffalo Wild … Continue reading Green Acres Commons: Plans Unveiled for a New Shopping Mall Experience in Valley Stream

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #BeHumble

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship #CreateGoals #FollowThrough #BeHumble Words & photos by Joe DiDomizio for WeAreElmont.com. Today, Christopher views his position as a teacher and a business owner as an incredible opportunity to help promote growth in the community.   At the Long Island Barber Institute (LIBI) he has helped and continues to help young people realize … Continue reading Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #BeHumble

The Scene: Dat Boy Dope

Rarely, if ever, does an artist who hails from a small town stick around to further his or her career. The reasons to leave the comfort of a "hometown bubble" and move to a busy city are justified -- ranging from increased visibility, to key networking opportunities, to the promise of an even bigger platform. … Continue reading The Scene: Dat Boy Dope

Squatters, Abandoned Homes on the Rise in Elmont

What does it all mean? Source: Denise Bonilla, Carl MacGowan, Maura McDermott and Deon J. Hampton of Newsday (Click this link for the full, interactive report from June 2015.) Neighborhoods across Long Island are battling an epidemic of blighted, abandoned houses as municipalities spend millions of tax dollars trying to maintain structures that fester with rats, mold, … Continue reading Squatters, Abandoned Homes on the Rise in Elmont

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #FollowThrough

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship 1. #CreateGoals 2. #FollowThrough Words & photos by Joe Didomizio for WeAreElmont.com. Anyone can create goals. It is the true entrepreneurs that not only identify the steps to achieving these goals, but take action. Simply put, my impression of Christopher is that he is a go-getter. I don't know if he has always been … Continue reading Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #FollowThrough

Elmont Man Arrested After Collision with Bus

Source: Wall Street Journal Authorities on Sunday arrested a man who allegedly started a chain of events that caused an Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus to crash into a home, police said. Chevon Parchment, 24 years old, from Elmont, was fleeing from police when he smashed his car into a bus, causing it to careen into … Continue reading Elmont Man Arrested After Collision with Bus

Elmont Democrat Williams says Hempstead councilman does not represent interests of unincorporated areas

Source: The Island Now Democrat Tammie Williams said her opponent in the race for Hempstead Town Council’s 2nd District seat, 12-year Republican incumbent Edward Ambrosino, has not effectively represented his constituents. “I got into this race to be an advocate for the communities that are not represented by the town,” Williams said in a sit-down … Continue reading Elmont Democrat Williams says Hempstead councilman does not represent interests of unincorporated areas