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Freeport generates roughly $15.8 million a year in state sales taxes. The state collects the money, and then sends back roughly $6.2 million to Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead.The share of … more
Hardly anyone looks forward to a hospital visit. After all the discomfort and inconvenience, all the poking and prodding, the reward is food that is often less than appetizing. more
Valley Stream’s growing Muslim population celebrated the end of Ramadan, the holy month during which Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset, with several celebrations over the course of the week. more
One day after publishing a story detailing the more than 50 photos found in abandoned offices above Brancard’s Delicatessan on Rockaway Avenue, the Herald received a Facebook inquiry from one Maria Anderson suggesting that the photos might be of her friend, Maria Oliviero, and her husband Dominick. Maria quickly responded, and Dominick Oliviero recovered the photos at the Herald’s offices on Monday. more
As a child, Celeste Taylor spent her summers playing basketball at the courts behind Valley Stream Central High School. Last year, at the age of 16, she and her teammates won a gold medal at the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup in Argentina, where she helped lead her team to a perfect 5-0 record. Next month, she will once again represent the United States in World Cup competition in Belarus. more
Children and adults joined in rhythm and dance at the first ever Dances of Universal Peace event at the Baha’i Center in Valley Stream on June 9. more
First-time and experienced poets alike gathered at the Sip This coffee shop in Valley Stream on June 5 for an intimate evening of poerty and prose. The event, which was sponsored by the Performance Poets Association, also featured poet Joseph Munisteri, who performed verses with a central theme of rebirth from his newly released book, “Butterflies in Space.” more
Hardly anyone looks forward to a hospital visit. After all the discomfort and inconvenience, all the poking and prodding, the reward is food that is often less than appetizing.Long Island Jewish … more
The last few minutes of the Valley Stream Central High School District’s June 12 Board of Education meeting were tense, as Trustee Armando Hernandez surprised fellow board members with a motion … more
Valley Stream’s growing Muslim population celebrated the end of Ramadan, the holy month during which Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset, with several celebrations over the course of the … more
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