Valley Stream students cope with virus’s new realities

Amid the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, Valley Stream students have turned to their loved ones for support, comfort and entertainment since Gov. Andrew Cuomo closed schools across the state through …

VSFD moves to protect members as supply crunch looms

As the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, the Valley Stream Fire Department is taking steps to ensure it can continue to operate during a time when the disease threatens to overwhelm …

New York orders malls closed amid outbreak

New York state has ordered the indoor portions of malls closed, including Green Acres in Valley Stream, effective tomorrow, March 19 at 8 p.m. in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus …

When Prohibition came to Valley Stream

Jan. 16, 1920 saw the ratification by congress of the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which established the prohibition of “intoxicating liquors” in the United States. …

All village facilities, except parks, close indefinitely amid outbreak

All Valley Stream village facilities, except for parks and playgrounds, are closed until further notice amid the growing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, as federal, state, county and village officials …

Village elections rescheduled to April 28

The village trustee elections originally scheduled for March 18 have been moved to April 28, according to an executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  The move is intended to reduce …

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Editorial

Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .