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Village workers rescue kitten from storm drain

Village Highway Department workers rescued an injured kitten from a storm drain early Tuesday afternoon.   According to Highway Department dispatcher Robin Giammarino, a homeowner near the …

Three in V.S. Troop 116 become Eagle Scouts

Three members of Valley Stream BSA Troop 116 officially became Eagle Scouts on Saturday. Owen Bogle, Ian Burke and Brandon Yu gathered along with family, mentors and their fellow scouts to at the …

V.S. doctor to appear on ‘The Bachelorette’

A Valley Stream anesthesiologist will be one of 42 men to try and gain the love of bachelorette Clare Crawley in the upcoming 16th season of the ABC show “The Bachelorette.” Joe Park, …

Districts 13 and 24 expand reopening plans

With statewide coronavirus transmission rates remaining low, school officials in Valley Stream elementary districts 13 and 24 announced plans last week to expand in-person schooling to five days a …

Editorial

Breast screening is still a must, despite pandemic

There is perhaps no disease that strikes greater fear in the hearts of women than breast cancer. It is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, behind lung cancer, and . . .

Randi Kreiss

As if it couldn’t have gotten worse, he was contagious

Millions of Americans seem to be manifesting what has been called “insane” behavior: They keep doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different and better result. They keep flouting coronavirus regulations . . .

Op-Ed

MTA will risk much if it cuts service and hikes fares

Pat Foye, chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has said that service on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro North could be reduced by as much as 50 percent — and bus and subway service by 40 percent — in the coming months if . . .