Joe Smith Arrested
Library Board takes strong action.
Joe Smith, husband of Sandra Smith who is an aid to Senator Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), was arrested on Friday March 29, 2013. He surrendered with his attorney, Richard Debrosse of the Elmont Youth Soccer Club, and who also is an outspoken supporter of the controversial plan endorsed by Senator Jack Martins (R-Mineola) to build a minor league soccer stadium in Elmont. Smith was formally charged for his attack on Elmont resident Carl Achille at the March 2013 Coalition for Sustainable Development meeting.Last Updated ( Monday, 08 April 2013 09:35 )
Residents Welcome Development Options
Developers were in Elmont on Monday March 11th showing their preliminary plans for the development of the 28 acre Belmont Park south parking lot (Parcel B) and the 8 acre portion (Parcel A) of what we will call Belmont Park Proper on the north side of Hempstead Turnpike.
Violence Overshadow ECSD Meeting
ELMONT NY - After last night’s Elmont Coalition for Sustainable Development (ECSD) meeting at the Elmont Public Library; Joe Smith, husband of Sandra Smith who chairs the Coalition, shouted anti-gay and racist slurs, at Elmont’s Iraq War veteran Carl Achille. Smith was heard shouting “you uppity nigger”, just before he lunged at Achille.
With Smith’s hands firmly clutching Achille’s neck, he pushed the young man onto one of the tables that formed the U shaped arrangement set in place for the meeting by library staff.
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Today, we are talking to people about sustainable economic development, because we think it's important to show support for key issues that affect our community - like places in the Elmont for young professionals to live, shop and be entertained; like keeping families closer together and rebuilding the economic and social pillars of the community.
Joe Smith, husband to aid of State Senator Dean Skelos (R), pled guilty to charges related to his attack on Iraq War veteran and small business owner Carl Achille, 30 of Elmont.