Before the school year started, Nicole Barci, a new part-time art teacher at the William L. Buck School, saw on her calendar that Sept. 21 was the United Nations’ International Day of Peace. She then decided that she would commemorate the day by having her students design their own pinwheels with positive messages on them.
It took until last Saturday’s Conference ABC-III regular-season finale for Valley Stream South’s offense to show the type of balance likely needed for a deep run in the Nassau Class A boys’ soccer playoffs.
Jews throughout Valley Stream celebrated the Jewish festival of Sukkot last week — translated as the Feast of Tabernacles — celebrating the fall harvest and commemorating the 40 years Jews spent wandering the desert after their Exodus from Egypt.
Bailley Fernandez, 15, said she did not know what to expect when she walked into the Little Sugar Shop on Rockaway Avenue on Sept. 20.
The same day that the Diocese of Rockville Centre unveiled its compensation program on Monday for victims of clergy sexual abuse, Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian stood outside the diocese’s headquarters on North Park Avenue with one of his clients, asserting that the church, through the program, is “trying to put a positive spin on an evil situation.”
'We will miss him greatly'
Mayor William Hendrick died of complications from a heart attack on Oct. 11. He was 64. On Monday, firefighters, police officers, elected officials, the Lynbrook board of trustees and hundreds of residents attended his funeral.
Nassau police said a Queens man was arrested in Valley Stream on Oct. 17 and charged with drug possession in connection with a prior, non-fatal drug overdose case.
A Valley Stream man was arrested by Nassau County Fourth Squad detectives for burglaries of a Lawrence eatery on Aug. 30 and Sept. 4.
Incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino, a Republican, faces a challenge this year by Democrat Laura Gillen, who is an attorney.
National Hispanic Heritage Month
Part 3 in a Hispanic Heritage Month mini-series. When William Miranda II could not communicate with his relatives in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria tore across the island — leaving 3.4 million people without electricity or running water — he sprang into action.
The great majority of women survive breast cancer. That’s what I’m thinking as Breast Cancer Awareness Month commences. I am reminding myself and other survivors that, despite the dreaded diagnosis and difficult treatment . . .