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“When God chooses somebody, there is no escape,” the Rev. Alfred Thiagarajan said. “I never thought I was going to become a pastor, but if you look at my life from the beginning, God has … more
Part three in a series. The New York State Education Department launched a new statewide curriculum in May intended to root out implicit bias and racism in all its forms in the schools while affirming students’ “racial, linguistic and cultural identities.” more
The race for the District 6 Legislator seat began at the end of March when challenger Laura Burns announced her bid against incumbent William Gaylor. The Herald asked both candidates questions … more
State Sen. Todd Kaminsky and STATE Bags, an online bag shop, partnered to donate on Oct. 3 roughly 400 designer bags, 800 Bombas socks and 400 elementary-age books to students at Shaw Avenue … more
The Valley Stream Board of Zoning Appeals discussed a proposal for a multi-unit apartment complex at the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and Cochran Place for the second time on Oct. 1. A parking lot now … more
Nassau County police have confirmed details of a car chase on Tuesday evening that began in Hempstead and ended in Valley Stream, with Hempstead police reportedly firing a single gunshot outside of … more
The strong aroma of jerk chicken filled the air, as couples held hands and strolled, mothers pushed excited babies in strollers and teenagers and adults walked, talked and shopped while children … more
The Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway, a path that extends east of Jones Beach for bicyclists, runners and walkers, is expected to get a 10-mile, $16.2 million extension by 2021, according to Gov. … more
September is Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness Month. When most children were jumping into swimming pools over the summer, or ice-skating in the winter, Valley Streamer Solomon Richards spent his … more
In April 2015, Archbishop Desmond Tutu traveled to Dharmsala, India for a week of interviews and discussions with his close friend, the Dalai Lama, and to celebrate His Holiness’ 80th birthday. The … more
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