Crime

Cops: Man arrested in Valley Stream robbery

Police arrested a Laurelton man after he and another man, who remains at large, robbed a 7-Eleven on Central Avenue at 12:15 a.m. on Thursday. Douglas Simon, 36, of 13040 Francis Lewis Blvd. in …

Residents vexed by tire thefts in North Valley Stream

Some 15 cars have had their tires stolen since 2015 in North Valley Stream, according to the Nassau County Police Department. The most recent tire theft occurred on the night of Aug. 20 on Val Park …

Valley Stream hospital sends nurses to help in Houston

A group of five nurses and surgical technicians from Long Island Jewish-Valley Stream went to Houston for a week starting on Labor Day, to relieve overwhelmed staff at MD Anderson Cancer Center who …

Organizers prepping for sixth annual Community Fest

Nine volunteers have been working diligently since last fall to prepare for this year’s Community Fest — set for Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Rockaway Avenue — by contacting local …

Crowds converge on Valley Stream mosque during Eid

Thousands of congregants from Valley Stream and beyond flocked to Masjid Hamza on Sept. 1 to celebrate Eid al-Adha — the second of two major annual Islamic holidays. Some 1.6 billion people who …

The Week Ahead

Sept. 21 - 28

Community Fest This year’s Community Fest will be held on Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Rockaway Avenue. The day will feature a food court, petting zoo, sports area and vendors from local …