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

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February 19
7:30 PM




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January News

January 15, 2009
Civic Meeting

Fifth meeting of the 2008-2009 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. (PDF File)

December 5, 2008
In Memory of George Melnicky.

Read more.

November 4, 2008
Click Here to See How Locustwood / Gotham Area Voted.


School News

December 19, 2008
Students at Gotham Avenue School Celebrate Diversity at Annual Multicultural Day

Mouth watering aromas from the delicacies of many different nations filled the air at Gotham Avenue School’s auditorium during its annual Multicultural Feast. Read more.

December 16, 2008
Elmont Union Free School District Board Meeting

Board meeting of the Elmont Union Free School District will be held on December 16, 2008 at 8:00 PM at the Dutch Broadway School.

December 13, 2008
Dad's Club
Nursing Home Visit

December 5, 2008
“Good Citizens” Abound at Gotham Avenue School

Ten students who display the characteristics of model good citizens were nominated by their teachers and the student council as Gotham Avenue School’s “Good Citizens of the Month” for October/November. Read more.

Elmont News

December 21, 2008
Construction at Elmont Health Center Spotted.
Without community awareness nor neighbor notification, construction was spotted at the Elmont Health Center. Read more.

Town News

November 14, 2008
Courtesy Hotel To Be Razed, Homes To Be Built Under Murray

Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray has announced that the Town of Hempstead and Trammell Crow Residential (developers), with the assistance of Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) President Helena Williams and her staff, have reached a tentative agreement that will replace West Hempstead's infamous Courtesy Hotel with attractive rental homes. Read more.


State News

October 29, 2008
US Department of Justice Re: State Lotteries

October 27, 2008
NY Assembly Speaker Opposes VLTs at Belmont

State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said today that he would block a plan to turn Nassau County's Belmont racetrack into a gambling center. Silver said that adding slot machines in an effort to raise state revenue would only draw customers from the video slot machines currently planned for the nearby Aqueduct Racetrack in eastern Queens – splitting revenues, instead of increasing them.

Police News

November 24, 2008
“Buckle Up New York, Click It or Ticket”

Police Commissioner Lawrence W. Mulvey announces that the Nassau County Police Department will participate in the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee’s grant for occupant restraint enforcement. The “Buckle Up New York, Click It or Ticket” will take place November 24, 2008 through December 5th.
This initiative will consist of high visibility enforcement, targeting occupant restraint non-compliance. A zero tolerance policy for such violations will apply. The goal of the program is to increase safety belt and child seat usage in an effort to reduce serious injuries and fatalities resulting from motor vehicle accidents.



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