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

Next Meeting:

December 18
7:30 PM



A view of Belmont Park from Heathcote.

May 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:

May News

May 15, 2008
Civic Meeting

Eighth 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. Warren Meierdiercks, Superintendent of Sewanhaka Central High School District, and the topic of discussion will be the upcoming school budget vote. Read announcement.

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

January 2008: 2037
February 2008: 1673
March 2008: 2395
April 2008: 2363

School News

May 20, 2008
Elmont UFSD, Sewanhaka CHSD and Elmont Library Budgets Passed.
Read more.

May 20, 2008
School Budget Vote
Polls open from 6 AM to 9 PM

May 17, 2008
Elmont Dads' Service Club Meeting

Gotham Avenue School, 10 A.M.

May 15, 2008
Gotham Avenue PTA Meeting

Gotham Avenue School, 7:30 PM

May 13, 2008
Elmont Union Free School District Board Meeting

Board meeting of the Elmont Union Free School District will be held on May 13, 2008 at 8:00 PM at the Clara H Carlson School.

May 12, 2008
New Pre-Kindergarten Registration

Gotham Avenue School, 8:30 - 11:30 A.M.

May 8, 2008
Elmont Jazz Masters Concert

Gotham Avenue School Auditorium, 7 P.M.

May 7, 2008
Elmont Students Featured at Art Show at Long Island Children's Museum

Artwork from the talented students of the Elmont School District is on display at the Long Island Children’s Museum (LICM), thanks, in part, to an ongoing partnership between the district and the museum. Read more.

May 7, 2008
Fury Friends Visit Students at Gotham Avenue

Students at the Gotham Avenue School had some special visitors from the Town of Hempstead’s Animal Shelter and Control Division. Read more.

Elmont News

June 1, 2008
Elmont Family Day at Belmont Park

Read more.

May 30, 2008
What Brown Can do For Elmont

There are big hopes for Big Brown at the 140th Belmont Stakes on June 7, as the race horse prepares to capture the sport of king's elusive Triple Crown.
Via Elmont/Franklin Square Herald.

May 26, 2008
Memorial Day Observation and Parade

We ask everyone to participate in the observation of this great holiday in honor for all those who had defended our great nation, and the rights that we are able to express today. Read more.

May 18, 2008
Walk for St. Mary's Kids and Family Fun Day

Belmont Park, 9:30 A.M.

May 2 - May 4, 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.

May 1, 2008
NYRA Unveils Renovations at Belmont Park
The New York Racing Association unveiled $1-million worth of capital improvements at Wednesday’s opening of its 59-day Belmont Park spring/summer meeting.
Via Thoroughbred Times.

Local News

May 27, 2008
Lighthouse at Long island Project Update
Town of Hempstead Nathan L. H. Bennett Pavilion One Washington Street Hempstead, NY
7 P.M.

May 26, 2008
NYRA and Horse Racing Simulation Released Racing Game: Horse Racing Fantasy Community Edition
Today the launch of an interactive horse racing simulation game that will feature four Grade 1 races associated with Belmont Stakes Day including the actual 2008 Belmont Stakes featuring Big Brown's quest to win all three legs of horse racing's Triple Crown. Via Press Release Newswire.

May 22, 2008
Lighthouse at Long Island Project Update

Town of Hempstead Nathan L. H. Bennett Pavilion One Washington Street Hempstead, NY
10 A.M.

May 20, 2008
Town of Hempstead Board Meeting
Town of Hempstead Nathan L. H. Bennett Pavilion One Washington Street Hempstead, NY
10:30 AM

May 8, 2008
Taxpayer's Forum

Island Trees Library, 38 Farmedge Road, Levittown
7 to 9 P.M.

May 6, 2008
Town of Hempstead Board Meeting
Town of Hempstead Nathan L. H. Bennett Pavilion One Washington Street Hempstead, NY
10:30 AM

State News

May 27, 2008
Exemptions for Charities Face Challenges

Read more.

May 1, 2008

The New York State Commission on Local Government Efficiency and Competitiveness today submitted its final report to Governor David A. Paterson. The Commission’s report offers numerous recommendations to increase the cost effectiveness of local governments throughout the state — proposals that could lower taxes and government spending through modernization, shared services, consolidation and mandate relief. Read more.

Police News

May 1, 2008
Buying Prescription Medicine Online: A Consumer Safety Guide

The Internet has changed the way we live, work and shop. The growth of the Internet has made it possible to compare prices and buy products without ever leaving home. But when it comes to buying medicine online, it is important to be very careful. Read more.

May 1, 2008
DEA Warning

Federal law prohibits buying controlled substances such as narcotic pain relievers, sedatives, stimulants and anabolic steroids without a valid prescription from your doctor. Read more.

May 1, 2008
Counterfeit Drug Identification

How can you differentiate legitimate pharmaceuticals from counterfeits? Read more.


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