A very small library comes to Elmont

Marcia Morgan, a speech pathologist from Elmont who teaches in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, was walking to work last fall with a friend when something caught her eye: a Little Free Library, along the sidewalk in front of a house.

Knights of Columbus Twelve Apostles of Franklin Square honors man who started blood drive

At the St. Catherine of Sienna Center in Franklin Square on Aug. 20, the Knights of Columbus Twelve Apostles hosted a blood drive in memory of William Rottkamp, who was a Franklin Square resident and original organizer of the event.

Senior service sets up shop in Franklin Square

Franklin Square resident Herman Soblick, 92, said he still can see the television and lights, but not much more than that. He can still walk and carry out most other daily living tasks in his Barrymore Boulevard home, but he cannot drive.

Elmont liquor store gets permission to relocate

At a board appearance in Harlem on Aug. 16, Elmont Wines and Liquors successfully appealed the New York State Liquor Authority board to be granted permission to relocate to another Elmont neighborhood.

Local leaders: Developers must weigh Community Vision Plan

With the Empire State Development Corporation's Request For Proposals program open to redevelop Belmont Park to bidders since late July, local community leaders are emphasizing that developers should consider Elmont's 2008 Community Vision Plan when crafting their plans.

Senior crisis hotline takes hundreds of calls since November

After the suicide of an elderly veteran in Bellmore roughly four months ago, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Long Island Crisis Center announced the launch of a senior crisis hotline. It began operating on Dec. 1, and since then, over 200 calls have been logged.