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

Next Meeting:

December 18
7:30 PM



Photograph of Secretariat's Statue inside Belmont Park

October 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

October 24, 2007
Web Site Update

Several links has been updated, and more community information has been added. Page Request Report:
September '05 - August '06 : 2,702
September '06 - August '07 : 2,536
September '07                   :   854

October 18, 2007
Civic Meeting Review

Our October 18th meeting was a very informative and productive meeting and we thank all the members in attendance. Additionally, we welcome all our new and returning members. Mrs. Jakab, made the membership aware that Mr. Mirza was the only person who called saying that he will attend, and thank him for coming despite his other obligations.
Read more.

October 18, 2007
Civic Meeting

Second 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. Read Announcement.

School News

October 24, 2007
Eight Gotham Avenue Students Earn Good Citizen of the Month Awards

After demonstrating exceptional character-building skills such as respectfulness, trustworthiness, and helpfulness, eight Gotham Avenue students were selected to receive September’s “Good Citizen of the Month” awards. Read More.

October 19, 2007
Elmont Dads' Service Club Holding Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

The drive is being held November 1-17. Boxes, cans or bags of imperishable food can be delivered to any of the Elmont elementary schools during regular school hours. Read More.

October 16, 2007
Elmont Union Free School District Board Meeting

Board meeting of the Elmont Union Free School District will be held on October 16, 2007 at 8:00 PM at the Alden Terrace School.

Elmont News

October 20-21 New York Showcase Festival
Along with the final weekend of its fall thoroughbred racing season, Belmont Park in nearby Elmont will host its annual ode to the Empire State, the New York Showcase Fall Festival, on the penultimate weekend of October. Gates open both days at 11 a.m. and post-time for the first race is 1 p.m. Via Queens Courier.

October 16, 2007
Sustainable Long Island Community Presentation

7:00PM - 9:00PM at Elmont Public Library

October 1, 2007
New York State Senate Hearing on Racing, Gaming and Wagering

New York State Senators, Bill Larkin, and Dean Skelos will be at the Elmont Memorial Library at 4:00 PM, for a public hearing of the Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee in reference to the future of Belmont Park.

Local Government

October 30, 2007
Flu Immunization Program for Town Seniors
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray has announced that the town, in cooperation with Nassau University Medical Center, will be providing flu immunizations for resident seniors, age 60 or older, at various senior centers. Read More.

October 30, 2007
Murray and Clavin Unveil Ez-Pay
Although Hempstead Town officials have no control over the school taxes bills that property owners have just received, Supervisor Kate Murray and Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin have come up with a more convenient way for residents to deal with the tax payment chore, unveiling Long Island’s first “drive-thru” payment office. Read More.

October 11, 2007
Town of Hempstead Senior Citizen Tax Exemption Program

At the October 2 Hempstead Town board meeting, Supervisor Kate Murray and members of the town board approved a measure that allows more senior citizens to participate in the Senior Citizen Tax Exemption Program. Read More.

October 3, 2007
Town Of Hempstead Budget

The Town of Hempstead fiscal budget for the year 2008 can be found here:

October 2, 2007
Town of Hempstead Meeting

The Hempstead Town Board is scheduled to have a meeting on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 10:30 AM. Town board meetings are held in the Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, adjacent to Hempstead Town Hall, One Washington Street, Hempstead.


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