A handful of Valley Stream officials were among the thousands of attendees at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week. They reported an environment unlike anything they had ever been part of.
Thirty-one people, including a Valley Stream man, were indicted on July 14 in one of the largest drug busts in Nassau County’s history, according to District Attorney Madeline Singas.
Seven children and two adults who were riding in a Ford Explorer were sent to area hospitals with injuries — some serious — after colliding with a black pickup at Peninsula Boulevard and Lyon …
A group of about 25 students and some parents marched in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement on Monday in Valley Stream. They sought to support the demonstrations happening around the country, protesting police killings of civilians and other instances of violence.
July 14, 2016: Before the horror unfolded, it was a joyous Bastille Day in France, and the citizens of Nice, a seaside resort town on the French Riviera, were celebrating the occasion with a parade and a …
Sitting behind the wood desk in his small office, his glasses perched on his nose as he speaks in a gentle, soothing tone, 82-year-old Gilbert Weinstein is the picture of the traditional American physician — except for the bright green marijuana leaf patch on his lab coat.
John “Jack” F. McDonough, Korean War veteran, former village treasurer and 26-year member of the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library board of trustees, died on June 3 after a brief illness. He was 84.
With the summer heat intensifying and water demand on the rise, New York American Water’s Nassau County customers may be experiencing lower than normal water pressures, particularly during early …
The developer whose plan to build nine single-bedroom apartments on Hoffman Avenue was rejected by the Valley Stream Board of Zoning and Appeals in May instead plans to construct a building with six …
A revamped set of guidelines regarding use of force by the Nassau County Police Department went into effect on July 8, with an emphasis on de-escalating situations in order to avoid force and more comprehensive review and tracking of physical contact between officers and members of the public.
Valley Stream Rockets team members celebrated with their parents after making it to their division’s finals in the Long Island Cup. They lost in the finals, with a record of 9-2-2 for the season.
The Friends of Valley Stream Dogs held its annual Dog Day at the Green on June 18. The event was the fifth the group has organized, and it made for a busy day at the dog park and the Village Green.
Sen. Todd Kaminsky spoke to Herald intern Courtney McGee about Albany, corruption and his first session as a state senator.
It was a memorable first half of the Atlantic League baseball season for the Long Island Ducks, who after a sluggish 1-6 start clinched the Liberty Division title for a guaranteed playoff spot and set a single-game attendance record on consecutive nights.
In 1994, John Budion was a teenager and a student at East Rockaway High School, trying to make sense of the world. Now, he’s directing an independent film based on his childhood, centered on that year — and he’s filming it in the village.
Flavors of Valley Stream
As customer Judea Hartley waited for her takeout order at Seeda Thai, at 28 N. Central Ave., she said she thought that it was the best place for Thai cuisine in the area.
At the height of the growing season, expert and novice local gardeners are challenging expectations of what Long Island gardens look like, combining innovative techniques and exotic plants with a passion for getting dirt under their fingernails.
The Week Ahead
Fun things to do this week in Valley Stream!