After a season that was preceded with despair over the departure of New York Islanders’ longtime Captain John Tavares to the Toronto Maple Leafs, the team once again defied hockey “experts” dismal expectations ahead of the teams anticipated move from Brooklyn to Elmont.
Instead of a hockey arena, the land should be used for a community center, Little League fields, and other sports fields, according to Elmont Against The Megamall.
Nassau County Legis. Carrié Solages (D-Elmont) was arrested early Wednesday morning for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in Valley Stream, Nassau County police said, sparking swift and bipartisan calls for his immediate resignation.
A man was arrested for kidnapping his girlfriend from Elmont, locking her in the trunk of his car and driving her to his hometown of Brooklyn this week, Nassau County police said.
A Queens man who killed a 47-year-old taxi cab driver in a Franklin Square hit-and-run crash last year admitted to the crime on Wednesday, the day his trial was set to begin.
The New York Islanders plan to formally submit a proposal to build a new arena on vacant land next to Belmont Park racetrack in Elmont, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told reporters Friday.