Valley Stream coma suvivor studies brain

Christopher Infantino appreciates being awake. The 23-year-old Valley Stream resident and SUNY Stony Brook master’s candidate, who just returned from studying Alzheimer’s during an internship at the University of Kentucky at Lexington, has an unusual connection with consciousness, after spending a week in a coma when he was 11.

Blessed Sacrament Family Fest a blast

About 400 people enjoyed games and rides at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament’s eighth annual Family Fest, according to Annette Farragher, who served as the chairperson for this year’s Family Fest.

CBS declines to take action against Moonves

The CBS board of directors meeting last week elected not to take action at this time against Chariman, CEO and Valley Stream Central High School graduate Les Moonves, 68, who has been accused of sexual misconduct with at least six women. At the same time, the media giant is “in the process of selecting outside counsel to conduct an independent investigation,” according to a statement released to the media.

NYAW presents plans for iron removal plant in Valley Stream

New York American Water presented plans to improve the landscaping of the iron removal plant being built on North Terrace Place in Valley Stream after several residents expressed concerns about its unsightliness at a public hearing last Thursday.

Hawthorne PILOT gets transferred to new owner

The Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency voted last Thursday to approve the transfer of the Hawthorne Apartments PILOT agreement from its current owner, Zeus Cottage LLC, to the purchaser of its Cottage Street property.

The Week Ahead

Aug. 9 - 16

Escape the teen room Teenagers in grades 7 through 12 can use their wits and observation skills to solve puzzles and escape the Teen Room at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library on Aug. 10 at 6:30 …