Cops: Carbon monoxide leak in North Valley Stream sends 5 to the hospital

A carbon monoxide incident sent five people from North Valley Stream to the hospital on March 18, police said.

Legislator drafts law to refund Valley Stream taxpayers

County Legislator William Gaylor III (R-Lynbrook) shared a draft of legislation with state lawmakers last week that would require school districts to return any excess tax revenue levied for the 2016-17 school year to Nassau County, and, by proxy, the taxpayers.

Kiwanis Club mulling return to Valley Stream

The Valley Stream Kiwanis Club disbanded in October 2015 due to dwindling membership. Now, the organization is campaigning to revive its Valley Stream operation.

Catching up with Lions Club of Valley Stream President Janet Mahabir

Whether it is recycling old eyeglasses or hosting food drives, the Lions Club of Valley Stream has been active in the community for 69 years as of January. The Herald recently spoke with Janet Mahabir, the president of the organization, who says she is planning to continue its service to the community and work with former presidents to help the club succeed in 2017.

Village of Valley Stream to solicit proposals for property south of Sun Valley Towers

The board of trustees voted on Feb. 21 to authorize a request for developer proposals for a section of land just south of Sun Valley Towers, at 4th Street.

Editorial

Recognizing holidays means respecting Muslims

About 100 people stood at the beginning of the Central High School District’s regular board meeting on Feb. 14 to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

March 23 - 30

Free health screening On March 24, the Elmont Memorial Library will be hosting a St. Francis Outreach bus to screen patients from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a cardiac history, blood pressure and to test cholesterol and for diabetes. Patients must be over 18 or older. St. Francis will also provide free referrals. No registration or appointment is required.