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

Next Meeting:

December 18
7:30 PM



Oct. 30, 1910: Orville and Wilbur Wright supervise the first international air race in the United States before 150,000 spectators at Belmont Park.

March 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

March 20, 2008
Civic Meeting

Sixth 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 State Senator Craig Johnson, and the topic of discussion will be foreclosures and home-ownership issues.

March 14, 2008
Vice President Bob Barker to be Honored

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

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

September 2007: 854
October 2007: 966
November 2007: 1077
December 2007: 1753
January 2008: 2037
February 2008: 1673

School News

March 18, 2008
Elmont Union Free School District Board Meeting

Board meeting of the Elmont Union Free School District will be held on March 18, 2008 at 8:00 PM at the Stewart Manor School.

March 15, 2008
Dad's Club Meeting

Elmont Dad's Club will have at 10:00 AM meeting on Saturday March 15 at Gotham Avenue School.

March 12, 2008
Math Stars Shine at Gotham Avenue

Fourteen third- and fourth-grade students at Gotham Avenue Elementary School have been named Outstanding Math Students for their ability to apply mathematics to real-world situations.
Read more.

March 11, 2008
Elmont Student's Get a Taste of Spain Without Leaving Home

Chef Charlie Walsh of the New York Institute of Technology’s Culinary Art Center recently transformed classrooms at Elmont’s Gotham Avenue Elementary School into a “cocina” — the Spanish word for kitchen — when he prepared an authentic Spanish-flavored feast for students participating in the district’s Saturday World Language Academy.
Read More.

March 6, 2008
Elmont Union Free School District proposes a 0.5% percent tax increase for 2008-2009.

March 3, 2008
Teachers of Tomorrow

Fifth and sixth-graders at Clara H. Carlson Elementary School are getting a chance to go beyond simply being students — they get to be educators as well.
Read more.

Elmont News

March 25, 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.

March 5, 2008
What does VLT mean?

A legal analysis and perspective from Chris E. Wittstruck, an attorney and Standardbred owner, is the founder and coordinator of the Racehorse Ownership Institute at Hofstra University, New York and a charter member of the Albany Law School Racing and Gaming Law Network. Read Harnesslink article here.


Local News

March 25, 2008
Town of Hempstead Board Meeting

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March 7, 2008
“Energy Star” Home Program Wins Approval

Thanks to an initiative promoted by Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray, area residents will be seeing “green” houses blossoming around the township.
Read more.


State News

March 1, 2008
Board would be good for Elmont

Elmont, home to historic and often terms Beautiful Belmont Park, this community, which is struggling to redefine itself, has put up with the problems of having a racetrack in the neighborhood but gets none of the benefits. It deserves a seat in the owner's box. Read Newsday Editional.

March 1, 2008
Johnson Proposes Bill for Elmont and Floral Park

Senator proposes a community advisory board for Belmont Park. Read letter.

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