Elmont Community Celebrates Black History Month
The first ever Black History Month celebration in Elmont was held at the Clara H. Carlson School as numerous community members gathered in the auditorium to honor the contributions black Americans have made to society. The guest of honor was civic leader Livingston Chrichlow, who was presented with the 21st Assembly District Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. award by Assemblyman Tom Alfano and the Dr. Carter G. Woodson Black History Month Award for his community service.
Encouraging Parents to Voice Educational Concerns
During the Feb. 25 board of education meeting, Margaret Murphy of Franklin Square, president of Concerned Parents of the Sewanhaka Central High School District, Inc., formally introduced her organization. She also raised concerns regarding what she described as censorship of opposing opinions voiced by audience members.
The Real Tax Challenge