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Island Harvest Food Bank is teaming up with the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service for the 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger campaign on Saturday, May 13. In … more
The Hempstead Industrial Development Agency voted to revoke tax breaks granted to the Green Acres Mall on April 27, citing that the mall's ownership failed to create the agreed-upon number of jobs. more
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan announced on April 25 charges against three former NYPD officers from the South Shore, among others, for their alleged roles in multiple, years-long schemes to … more
Bob Fumagalli, 69, was appointed to the role of village clerk on April 11, at the village’s annual reorganization meeting. Fumagalli previously served as deputy village clerk — and his appointment fills a vacancy left by Bob Barra, who retired in January. Fumagalli has been married for 45 years, and has two children and five grandchildren. He has spent 32 years in the business world as a retail executive prior to being hired by the village in 2000. On his decision to pursue a different direction, he said, “Why not use my experience to help the village where my wife grew up and we lived?” The Herald recently discussed with Fumagalli what it’s like working for the village. more
“Back in the day there was Studnick Auto Parts,” wrote Car Geek on the online car forum jalopyjournal.com. “They had wood floors and the owners lived upstairs above the shop. If you needed something after they closed, you would ring their bell and they would come down and sell you the part.” This is how many of us remember this popular store. But, before there was Studnick’s — there was Roeckel’s General Store. more
Four Cadette Girl Scouts from Troop 2033 were tasked with solving a concern within their community to earn their Silver Award. Taking into account Valley Stream’s diversity, these Girl Scouts decided to research and present Valley Stream’s different religions’ practices to their peers on April 3 to foster understanding amongst people of different faiths. more
Author fair at the library The Henry Waldinger Memorial Library will be hosting a Valley Stream Author Fair on April 30 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors can meet various Valley Stream and other Long … more
The Central High School District adopted a $113.4 million budget on April 4 for next year — a 1.37 percent increase in the tax levy over the current year, which translates to an average increase per household of $53 in District 13, $24 in District 24 and $42 in District 30. more
The Hempstead Town Industrial Development Agency will decide on Thursday whether to revoke Green Acres Mall tax breaks that took effect in October, according to a meeting agenda on its website. more
Donna Lifman, a special-education teacher who taught in District 24 for more than a decade, died on April 21 after battling cancer for several years. She was 55. more
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