About a month after announcing plans to sue its Industrial Development Agency over the handling of a tax break for the Green Acres Mall, Town of Hempstead officials have said they will hold off on the lawsuit.
“Hi, coach!” The greeting startled Azzedine Layachi, who coaches a program for athletes with special-needs in Valley Stream.
The Valley Stream American Legion Post No. 854 hosted its annual party for the ANCHOR program on Nov. 22.
In the wake of several traffic incidents — two involving pedestrians hit by cars in the past few months — the mayor of Valley Stream has again appealed to Nassau County officials for assistance with problem intersections along county roads in the village.
In 1956, the Green Acres Shopping Center opened. The Chanin Organization, owned by Irwin S. Chanin and his brother Henry, was its builder. On the east and west ends of the shopping center, near the anchor stores (Lanes and Gimbels, respectively), and coursing down its center, were circular concrete planters that were placed in either singular or multiple groupings.
A state legislator hosted a rally on Nov. 21 to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill that would expand insurance coverage for donor breast milk, making it more affordable for women who are on a fixed income and cannot provide breast milk themselves.
Diana Loveras was honored by Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages for her swift action when she woke up on Nov. 14 at 6:30 a.m. to find that her apartment was on fire.
About 20 people attended a forum at the Valley Stream Presbyterian Church last Saturday — a lighter turnout than organizers expected — to discuss ways to improve the relationship between police and communities of color.
Nassau County police closed a portion of West Merrick Road early Monday morning, after a report of gunfire near Sonny O’s Pub.
There’s been a lot of activity going on at Malverne American Legion Post #44, thanks to prospective Eagle Scout, David Matos. Matos, 18, a Valley Stream Central High School senior, was in the …
In pursuit of Eagle Scout rank, Daniel Bosko recently spearheaded a project to repaint address numbers on curbs in front of 213 homes in Valley Stream. Bosko, 17, led a group of 19 youths ages 12 …
Girl Scouts Troop 2011 in Valley Stream participated in “Operation Christmas Child” on Nov. 13 — a Samaritan’s Purse event that donates gifts to children around the holidays — for second year in a row.
After winning an essay contest, two sixth-graders toured the village with Mayor Ed Fare last week, as per a Valley Stream tradition in which students learn about the duties of the mayor the day after Thanksgiving.
Richner Communications, Long Island’s largest publisher of community media, has acquired the assets of the Gold Coast Gazette, a weekly community newspaper covering the legendary Gold Coast communities on the North Shore of Long Island. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.
The week ahead
It's a Wonderful Life Film historian Sal St. George will host a lecture revealing the story behind how the 1946 classic holiday film “It’s a Wonderful Life” was made. St. George will discuss …
Once upon a time, holiday shopping was an experience. Folks carved out entire Saturdays or Sundays and headed to their local downtowns to browse through the retail shops. The experience was fun and quaint. You had lunch at the local diner. Then along came the malls.