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Locustwood / Gotham Civic Association
Elmont, Long Island, New York 11003

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Next Meeting:
April 16
7:30 PM



A view of Belmont Park from Heathcote.

April News

Whenever information becomes available regarding our civic, our schools, or information or events pertaining to our community, we will try to post them as a resource. If you have any information in which you would like to share, please feel free to e-mail them to:

Civic News

April 17, 2008
Civic Meeting

Seventh meeting of the 2007-2008 season will be held at the New Elmont Memorial Library at 7:30 PM. Please make sure to attend, and ask your neighbors to come. Our Guest Speaker will be Mr. Albert Harper, Superintendent of Schools of the Elmont Union Free School District, and the topic of discussion will be the upcoming school budget vote. Read Announcement. See pictures.

March 14, 2008
Vice President Bob Barker Honored

For his dedication and contribution to the Locustwood / Gotham Civic and the community, Mr. Barker has been distinguished to receive an award from the American Legion. The Award Ceremony took place on Friday, March 14th, at the Elmont American Legion Hall at 7:30 PM.

April 1, 2008
Web Site Update (Unique Per Month Totals)

January 2008: 2037
February 2008: 1673
March 2008: 2395*new monthly record

School News

April 17, 2008
Elmont UFSD School District Announced 0% Increase for 2008-2009 School Year.

April 15, 2008
Elmont Union Free School District Board Meeting

Board meeting of the Elmont Union Free School District will be held on April 15, 2008 at 8:00 PM at the Clara H Carlson School.

April 3, 2008
Gotham Avenue PTA Meeting

Gotham Avenue School, 6:30 PM
PARP At Gotham Avenue School Starts, ending on April 18th.

April 3, 2008
Elmont Student Art Work Unveiled at LI Children's Museum Exhibit

A special reception to celebrate the opening of an exhibit of art work from the students of the Elmont School District will be held at the Long Island Children’s Museum. Read more.

Elmont News

April 29, 2008
Toyota sponsors a free safety course

To help prevent future teen driving deaths in the area, Toyota is hosting a hands-on advanced driving skills program for teens and parents, "Toyota Driving Expectations," May 2-4 at the Belmont Park Race Track in Elmont. Best of all, it's free.
Via The Daily News.

April 26, 2008
New Diamond Refurbished For Little Leaguers

Little League outfielders at Averill Boulevard Park in Elmont complained they could not see home plate anymore because sections of the field had sunken so dramatically.
Via Three Village Times.

April 25, 2008
NYRA Gets 5th Extension.

A state panel today is expected to approve a fifth temporary extension for New York Racing Association to continue operating New York’s Thoroughbred racetracks while details of the organization's permanent 25-year contract are worked out.
Via Thoroughbred Times.

April 5, 2008
Elmont Clean Up Day

Thanks to the children, parents and community members, Elmont Clean Up Day was a huge success. Read more and view pictures.

April 5, 2008
Help Clean Up Elmont

Elmont Dad's Club invites you to join them for Clean Up Elmont Day on Saturday April 5. Read more.


Local News

April 23, 2008
Lighthouse at Long Island Project Update

As many residents are aware, the Hempstead Town Board has received an application to rezone and develop a mixed-use community surrounding (inclusive of) the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Read more.

April 22, 2008
Clavin Offers Convenient Options For Payment Of School Taxes

Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin reminds residents to take advantage of the convenient payment options his office offers as the deadline for paying the second half 2007-2008 school tax approaches. Read more.

April 22, 2008
Solar/Home Efficiency Seminars to Help Residents Cut Energy Costs, Save Planet

Standing in front of a solar-powered home in Levittown, Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray invited residents to attend the first in a new series of "Go Green" seminars aimed at helping residents to lower their energy costs and reduce our carbon footprint on the planet. Read more.

April 21, 2008
Town Hall to host "Easel" Exhibit

Hempstead Town’s EASEL program (Experienced Art Students Enrichment League) will present an art exhibition at Hempstead Town Hall May 5 through May 29, announced Supervisor Kate Murray. Read more.

April 8, 2008
Town of Hempstead Board Meeting
10:30 AM

April 2, 2008
Town of Hempstead Board of Appeals Hearing

Read More.

State News

April 1, 2008
Governor Paterson Statement on Amended Congestion Pricing

I amended my Governor’s Program Bill regarding the New York City Congestion Pricing Program, recommended by the Traffic Congestion Mitigation Commission. Read more.

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