Firefighters extinguished a blaze in a Hamilton Avenue home in Valley Stream at about 11 a.m. on Feb. 20, according to village fire officials.
The state comptroller announced today that his office will audit the Hempstead Industrial Development Agency and District 30 in response to the controversy surrounding the Green Acres Mall tax breaks.
For Ned Johnson, the hard times with his fiancée, Christine Miserandino, have brought the two of them closer together. They met in March 2014, when mutual friends got together at the Silver Star Diner.
Nick’s Service Center, a staple of Valley Stream for the past 52 years, is moving at the end of the month.
In a matter of hours after President Donald Trump’s executive order limiting immigration on Jan. 27, several terminals at Kennedy Airport were transformed into makeshift independent law firms tasked with freeing detained legal immigrants who were denied entry into the U.S.
The board of trustees voted on Feb. 6 to bond for several projects for the upcoming year.
When Beverly Krouse went to her eye doctor in 2008, she was told she had cataracts and was referred to a specialist in Queens. The specialist then told Krouse, “This looks like it’s more than just cataracts,” and diagnosed her with Fuch’s endothelial dystrophy — a genetic condition that causes the cornea to swell, resulting in reduced vision.
Leaders and congregants from several area synagogues visited Masjid Hamza Islamic Center of South Shore in Valley Stream on Feb. 3 to condemn religious discrimination in all its forms, and to disavow President Trump’s immigration order — which has since been halted by a temporary restraining order.
When some Valley Stream schools voluntarily tested their water supplies last year, they replaced or fixed any supplies that contained more than 20 parts per billion of lead per Environmental Protection Agency standards. Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Sept. 6, however, schools must retest water every five years for more than 15 ppb of lead.
Village Clerk Bob Barra retired a day early on Jan. 26, after a public outcry in reaction to his Facebook post that the pro-choice marchers at the Women’s March on Washington “probably should have been aborted.”
The Year of the Rooster The Henry Waldinger Memorial Library will celebrate Chinese New Year on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 2:00 p.m. The Valley Stream South High School Cultural Society will perform …