Chunks of concrete fall from V.S. LIRR station tracks

Pieces of concrete fell from the east end of Long Island Rail Road Valley Stream train station overpass on Friday afternoon, hitting the sidewalk below. There were no reports of injury. Although …

Wheeler students show off their skills

Wheeler Avenue School students got the chance to put their skills on display at the school’s Showcase on April 17. Their acts ranged from dances, to songs, to piano playing. The evening was …

Seniors strut for fundraiser

Five seniors from Central High School strutted down a runway at Pompei Restaurant in West Hempstead on April 18 for the Central/Memorial Parent Teacher Association’s annual fashion show …

Water main replacement begins on Broadway and Gold streets

New York American water announced that construction has begun to replace water mains in Valley Stream on both Gold and Broadway streets. The work, which began on April 17, is scheduled to last four …

Village issues $3 million in bond anticipation notes

Village officials voted at a special meeting on April 15 to issue roughly $3 million in bond anticipation notes to pay for capital expenses already committed to by the village, including final …

Ambrosino pleads guilty to tax evasion, resigns

Edward Ambrosino, a Republican from Valley Stream, who had served as a Hempstead Town councilman since 2003, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of federal tax evasion and resigned from his seat …

The Week Ahead

April 25 - May 2

An ‘Intimate Evening of Music’ Robin Wilson of the Gin Blossoms and Jim Breuer will be performing at the Central High School auditorium on April 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $40 for adults and …

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MTA needs to act (April 25 - May 2)

To the Editor: This letter is to inform the residents of Valley Stream of our complete dissatisfaction with the Long Island Rail Road and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. For too long …

Good start to budget, but more needs to be done (April 25 - May 2)

To the Editor: While I applaud the Village of Valley Stream board for rejecting a budget that pierced the tax cap, the revised budget raises questions and does little to reverse the trend that has …