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Village News

Village of Valley Stream: Rental registry will take time

The village’s new rental permit law, which was met with a mixed response from residents, took effect on Aug. 15 — though officials say the process of establishing a rental registry and enforcing new requirements for absentee landlords could take up to a year to complete.

Motorcyclist dead after parkway crash

A Brooklyn woman was killed on Aug. 20 after her motorcycle collided with a car on the Southern State Parkway near the border of Valley Stream and Franklin Square, police said. According to …

On the ball at the U.S. Open

When you think about it, there are very few opportunities to play a key role in a major, internationally televised sporting event when you aren’t the featured athlete. One of those rarities exists at the U.S. Open.

County mulling sewage lease

Nassau County is in talks to enter a two-year contract with a financial adviser to study a potential public-private partnership for the county’s sewage system, which some officials believe could help mitigate the burden of 10 years of sewage debts.

Village News

Longtime Valley Streamer and school official dies at 94

Henrietta Carbonaro, former District 24 Board of Education member and longtime resident of Valley Stream, died on Aug. 5. She was 94.

Community News

Former fire chief honored for 50 years of service to Elmont

Former Elmont Fire Chief Daniel DiPiazza was honored last month by the department for 50 years of service. Members of Engine Company 4 surprised the retired firefighter at his home in North Valley …

Reflections on the anger our peaceful act provoked

I began a summer internship at the Valley Stream Herald last week, one month before I start my sophomore year at South High School. As I was brought up to speed on recent coverage, I noticed one article that caused some controversy: The Black Lives Matter march that took place in July. Reading some of the online reactions to the demonstration was startling because I was there.

Community News

‘Morris was the place to shop’

Inside Morris Variety on Rockaway Avenue, owner Jack Cazes was explaining his reasons for selling the store when he noticed a regular customer watching him.

District 13 audit reported multiple payments left undocumented

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli published an audit on Aug. 5 that concluded that school officials in District 13 did not always get competitive quotes or adhere to bidding policies set by the Board of Education for purchasing.

Crime Watch

Cops: Enraged mechanic threw muffler, shot at garage in Valley Stream

Police said an enraged employee threw a muffler at a car and fired shots at his workplace in Valley Stream after being fired on Aug. 15 at 3:27 p.m.

The Week Ahead

Aug. 25 — 31

Nearby things to do in Valley Stream this week!