Elmont resident plans primary run against Carrie Solages

Elmont attorney Monique Hardial announced on Jan. 21 that she is planning to run against Nassau County Legislator Carrie Solages for the Democratic ticket in this year’s primary race. Hardial, 37, …

Valley Stream teens become Eagle Scouts

Three Valley Stream teenagers advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony on Jan. 5.

School District 24 libraries seeking $60k contest prize

Starting Jan. 21, parents and children alike can visit follettchallenge.com and vote to help School District 24 secure a $60,000 grand prize for its three elementary-school libraries. As part of the …

Q&A with Valley Stream hip-hop artist PicaSso Sight

“Being an artist is a real thing, when the lights aren’t on, and nobody’s around, you’re doing it,” explained Valley Stream hip-hop artist PicaSso Sight. “It …

Pagan-Fletcher candlelight evening draws record crowd

Dec. 30, 2018 saw a record turnout at the Valley Stream Historical Society’s Pagan Fletcher Restoration House for the group’s end-of-year candlelight evening in which members provided tours to …

The Week Ahead

Jan. 17 - 24

Winter craft night Teenagers in grades 6 - 12 can make winter crafts and decorations at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library on Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. Registration is required.


Challenges ahead for Democratic Senate

As New York Democrats look ahead to two years of majority control of the State Senate — and the Assembly and the governor’s mansion — they should also remember the past and learn from their predecessors’ mistakes.