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Local School Boards Host Pep Rally For Minor League Soccer Team … Community Underwhelmed!
... The employees were collecting the names of attendees, and distributing green Cosmos tee shirts with catchy hash tags emblazoned on them. The community has asked Empire
Development to reopen the ...
Monday, 11 May 2015
Demand to the U.S. Attorney’s Office
Dear Kelly T. Currie, U.S. Attorney Eastern District of New York We are appealing to you as citizens of Elmont and Floral Park New York, who believe wrongs have been committed in the New York
Thursday, 07 May 2015
Why Are We Here, RFP Corruption?
On January 11, 2013, The New York Cosmos, “formally delivered to the Empire
Development Corporation,” a plan to redevelop Belmont Park in Elmont. Other developers delivered proposals ...
Monday, 04 May 2015
Elmont Residents Voted "No" to Cosmos
... strives to put money into the hands of the COSMOS owners through
and federal tax credits, at the expense and detriment of Elmont residents and New York
tax payers overall. So I agree with ...
Thursday, 23 April 2015
A Family Reunion
... to over a dozen universities including all eight Ivy League Universities. Local and
officials including the Honorable Carl Heastie pictured here with Elmont Online’s Aubrey Phillips and library ...
Thursday, 16 April 2015
Elected Officials Ignore Broken Tax System
The recent charges against New York
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver pertaining to the payments he received from a tax certiorari firm, illustrate why money and politics continue to be a toxic combination ...
Friday, 30 January 2015
How ‘bout them results, amazing?
... 2008; argued in 2009; and ruled on in 2010 by the Supreme Court of the United
s (SCOTUS). The 5-4 decision says “Political spending is a form of protected speech under the First Amendment, and the ...
Wednesday, 12 November 2014
SEPTA Board Member Forgets ...
... loses control in the Senate. Please see below [here]: Thanks, Barbara" The writer, Barbara Reynolds, is a supporter of Republican
Senator Jack Martins. I am a supporter of Democrat ...
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Why School Districts should reject Jack Martins’ Fund Balance Argument
... with the New York
School Board Association and argued that the reserve fund be raised from two to four percent. We won! Let’s look at it this way. How many of us are now budgeting for ...
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Elmont Online Announces Black History Awardees for 2014
... than the rest of the
. “…if the government is not willing to do something extraordinary to take back these homes and help the homeowners, then this is what we have to do. We have to take [to] the ...
Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Sewanhaka bond referendum set for Dec 4, 2013
... be attending a future faculty meeting to review the details of the proposal. Last fall, an Ad Hoc Committee on District Facilities was formed to investigate the current
of the district’s facilities ...
Thursday, 03 October 2013
Community Objection to NY Cosmos' Belmont Proposal
The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo Governor of New York
Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224 Dear Sir: We’ve read news reports that New York
will be choosing a real e
project to ...
Sunday, 12 May 2013
Elmont and Sewanhaka High School Students Participate In International UN Conference
... "Forever Free: Celebrating Emancipation" was attended by over 500 students from around the world. Schools in Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, France and the United
s shared presentations, ...
Monday, 29 April 2013
$219,022 Loss of Aid for Elmont and Sewanhaka Schools
The New York
School Boards Association compiled a spreadsheet outlining the immediate impact of sequestration on New York
School Districts. Elmont Union Free School District ($81,144) and ...
Monday, 04 March 2013
... believing that each one is separate for the previous. In the end we all decided that it’s best to simply provide some guidance on how to cope. To that end we re
the words from The Association of ...
Monday, 17 December 2012
Elmont's Justin Andrews selected to All-American Model United Nations Team
... and has helped Justin on many occasions. Mr. Mel Kohn and Mrs. Nkenge Gilliam, two Elmont Memorial High School educators who were also his MUN advisors also had a heavy influence on him. Justin
Sunday, 22 July 2012
The Community Responds to another Health Mini-series
... The field experts were Drs. Minorva Ceïde and Georges Casimir, both of whom are affiliates of the SUNY Down
Medical Center located in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Ceïde presented the disease in a methodical ...
Sunday, 15 July 2012
This Struggle Is A Foretaste Of Things To Come
... not a great day for Elmont it's a sad day for those who can't afford the burden. We are still losing our young educated students to lower taxing
s.What will the Elmont School District ask for next ...
Monday, 25 June 2012
Vote Yes On June 19
... that the tax rate exceeded the
mandated Tax Cap of 2%. But what pleased me most was the majority community support of the modest 2.8% increase. The voting Elmont community supported our schools and ...
Friday, 01 June 2012
Elmont Chamber and Community Events
... 5K Run for Pro
Cancer: presented by Integrated Medical Foundation. The Race begins at 7:15 PM and will end on the Belmont Park Racetrack Finish Line. Information and Registration: www.imfcares.org ...
Thursday, 24 May 2012
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Quid Pro Ohhhhhh!
SEPTA Board Member Forgets ...
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