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Groups hand out backpacks in Elmont

Elmont residents were able to get all the supplies their children would need for the new school year at the New Jerusalem Cathedral Inc.’s 10th annual “Backpack and Food Giveaway” …

Sen. Anna Kaplan shares immigrant experience on CNN

Growing up, all W. Kamau Bell knew about Iran was “hostages, hijacked planes and Jimmy Carter looking like he wished he had stayed a peanut farmer,” he intoned in the latest episode of …

Elmont residents barbecue with the master griller

Grillmaster David Tillery kept Elmont residents entertained, as he taught them how to make grilled chicken, baby back ribs and grilled pineapple at the Elmont Memorial Library on Aug. 22. Tillery, …

Protesters demand answers in police-involved shooting case

Nearly a dozen activists drove from the Chase Bank on Linden Boulevard in Elmont to the intersection of 217 Street and Linden Boulevard in Cambria Heights, Queens on Sunday, spreading awareness of …

Valley Stream District 13 officials discuss plans for new year

About a quarter of all Valley Stream School District 13 parents and guardians have opted to enroll their children in a full remote learning program, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and …

Celebrating the High Holidays during the pandemic

When the novel coronavirus swept across the globe in the weeks before Passover, there was a frenzied panic as we prepared to celebrate the holiday alone, physically distant from our extended family …

Scott Brinton

A maddening tale of two presidencies

Donald Trump revealed his true self to The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward over the course of 18 interviews beginning last December, appearing coherent and well-informed . . .