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After nearly a year of planning, Billy Paraszczuk’s Eagle Scout project is finally coming to fruition. The Boy Scout from Valley Stream Troop 109 is constructing a walkway for the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. more
The older adults participating in the Town of Hempstead’s Senior Writing Workshop presented their original works recently at the Merrick Theater and Center for the Arts. more
It played out like a scene from NBC’s “Seinfeld.” Jerry Seinfeld was sitting in a diner one afternoon, eating lunch, sipping coffee, chatting about quirky, mundane topics with a friend, offering deadpan observations. more
Michelle Hauser, 17, recalls driving through the Superstorm Sandy–ravaged sections of her hometown of Oceanside 19 months ago. She explained that she remembers asking her father why construction workers from California and Arkansas were repairing utility poles in the neighborhood, but he didn’t know the answer. more
With less than two weeks to go before a potentially crippling Long Island Rail Road strike, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and eight LIRR unions were set to return to the bargaining table once again this week to discuss contract negotiations. The National Mediation Board, a three-member, quasi-governmental agency, scheduled a meeting between the MTA and union officials on Tuesday in Manhattan. more
With the impending Long Island Rail Road strike less than two weeks away, Valley Stream residents are preparing for what could be longer commutes. Some residents have plans in place should a strike occur, while others are still trying to figure out how they would get to work, and some said they would worry about it if and when a strike happens. more
To salute the veterans and active service personnel in honor of Independence Day, Hempstead Town will waive parks’ admission fees on the July 4th weekend for active military personnel and … more
Men, women and children of all ages came down to the Hendrickson Park lake, and picked up poles and bait for the second annual Family Fishing Weekend. more
A fifth grader at Wheeler Avenue School can say something about himself that few others children in the country can say: he’s a national award winner. more
In June 2010, seniors in high school in Valley Stream had just graduated and most set out to different colleges with one common goal: a college degree. Now, four years later, with college degrees in hand, those students are now on very different paths. more
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