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

Next Meeting:

December 18
7:30 PM



Photograph inside Belmont Park

January 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

January 17, 2008
Civic Meeting

Fourth meeting of the 2007-2008 season will be held at the New Elmont Memorial Library at 7:30 PM. It will be a wonderful opportunity to reflect upon the last year, and to look forward to the new year. Please make sure to attend, and ask your neighbors to come. Read Announcement.

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

September 2007: 854
October 2007: 966
November 2007: 1077
December 2007: 1753* New Month Record

School News

January 30, 2008
Martin Luther King Celebration

Gotham Avenue School at 8:45 AM on January 30, will perform a Martin Luther King Celebration.

January 15, 2008
Elmont Union Free School District Board Meeting

Board meeting of the Elmont Union Free School District will be held on January 15, 2008 at 8:00 PM at the Elmont Road School.

January 10, 2008
Gotham Avenue PTA Meeting

Gotham Avenue PTA at 7:30 PM on January 10, will have their monthly meeting.

January 7-18
New York State ELA Assessment Exams

Students from third to sixth grades will be taking NYS ELA assessment exams.


Elmont News

January 20, 2008
Train Show

Model Train and Toy Show to be held at St. Vincent DePaul Church. Read More.

January 16, 2008
Elmont's Ahkeel Rodney Invited to US U18 National Team

U.S. Under-18 Menís National Team head coach Bob Jenkins announced his list of 72 players invited in for the mega-camp. Read More.

January 15, 2008
Granted Awarded to Elmont Argo Theater / Down Town Project

Restore New York Grant Awarded $2.5 million to Town of Hempstead's Elmont Argo Theater / Down Town Program. Read More.

January 15, 2008
Robbery in Elmont

NCPD Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred on Tuesday,
January 15, 2008 at 2:55 P.M. in Elmont. Read More.

January 8, 2008
New Covenant Community Church Planned

New Covenant Community Church will be paying $525,000 - more than the asking price - for a 1,600-square-foot building at 265 Hempstead Turnpike.
Read More.

January 3, 2008
Cold Weather Advisory

Nassau County Police Commissioner Lawrence W. Mulvey and the Emergency Ambulance Bureau would like to remind county residents that extreme cold temperatures bring the danger of frostbite and hypothermia. Infants and the elderly are particularly at risk, but anyone can be affected. Read More.

January 1, 2008
Cops: Tenant attacks landlady, 82

An Elmont woman was jailed and an order of protection was issued against her yesterday after police said she shoved her 82-year-old landlady into a concrete wall and pushed her onto a set of stairs. Via Newsday.

Local News

January 22, 2008
Hempstead Town Board Public Meeting

Read More.

January 19, 2008
HOLA To Hold Second Annual Fundraiser

This special event will be held at The Inn at New Hyde Park on January 19th, starting at 8:00 p.m. Read More.

January 17, 2008
New York City OTB Could End in June

The New York City Off Track Betting Corporation will cease operations June 16 unless state officials provide regulatory relief before then.
Read More.

January 16, 2008
Jones Inlet Dredging and Point Lookout Beach Restoration Has Begun
Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray inspected operations from the shore as the dredging of the sand-clogged Jones Inlet and the restoration of the storm-ravaged shoreline at Point Lookout beaches commenced. Read More.

January 8, 2008
Hempstead Town Board Meeting

Town board meetings are held in the Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, adjacent to Hempstead Town Hall, One Washington Street, Hempstead. The Hempstead Town Board is scheduled to hold its next meeting: Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.

State News

January 1, 2008
Governor Announces Agreement to Ensure Continuation of Racing on January 1

Governor Eliot Spitzer announced today that a stipulation agreement has been reached that will allow racing to continue in New York State past the termination of the NYRA franchise at the end of business on December 31, 2007. Read More.

January 1, 2008
Governor Spitzer Highlights New Laws Becoming Effective on New Year's Day

Governor Eliot Spitzer announced today that significant legislation addressing human rights, healthcare, workers. compensation and consumer protection will become law tomorrow on New Year's Day. Read More.

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