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Elmont residents march for Martin Luther King Jr.

Sarah Campbell credits her high school sociology teacher, Lila Timpson, with instilling in her the importance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Every year on the third Monday of January, she said, …

Islanders bring their team pride to Belmont

Hundreds of cars lined Hempstead Turnpike leading in to Belmont Park last Saturday, as New York Islanders fans from throughout Long Island waited on line for their chance to get a team rally towel …

Elmont senior named Regeneron STS semifinalist

Science research teacher Michelle Flannery tried to dissuade Christopher Alexander from studying potential cancer treatments since he was a freshman at Elmont Memorial High School, but Alexander kept …

Local organizations hand out Black dolls in Elmont

‘Twas two days after Christmas when all through Elmont Road Park, families lined up in coats, hats and scarves hoping for their chance to get Black dolls from the Zeta Phi Beta and Elmont …

Elmont actor pens new script

McGregory Frederique’s dream of playing professional football was derailed in 2017, when a truck slammed into his car, and he suffered injuries to his legs, face and head. He could not play the …

Editorial

It’s high time truth prevails once again

Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Germany’s short, mercurial, ruthless propaganda minister, was known to many as the “poison dwarf.” By all accounts, he was insanely obsessive and manipulative, …

Editorial

Please, get vaccinated when it’s your turn

On Monday, New York entered Phase 1b of the state’s Covid-19 vaccination program, meaning that first responders, public safety and transit workers and . . .

Jerry Kremer

How long will we suffer, and how well will we heal?

It’s now nearly a year since the Trump administration learned that a deadly virus was making its way into our country. During that period, the White House and many governors have engaged in a political wrestling match . . .

Randi Kreiss

Saving our sanity and our souls through books

It nearly killed me. One of my grandkids said they “hate” books. They don’t read books except when one is assigned in school. Given the options of smartphones, TV and computers . . .