Four Valley Stream scouts soar to Eagle

After committing to hundreds of hours of community service in the pursuit of the Scouts BSA’s highest rank, four Valley Streamers from Troop 109 on Jan. 11 officially became Eagle …

Green Acres J.C. Penney to close April 24

After more than 62 years in business, the J.C. Penney store at Green Acres Mall will be closing its doors this spring. Squeezed by competition from online big box stores and a darkening financial …

V.S. resident tackles bullying in her first children’s book

“I’m an imaginative and creative person,” Valley Streamer Jennifer Brome said. “Writing just pours out of me … It’s like Utopia for me. It’s what I’m …

Village art students show off their work

Students of the village’s acrylic-on-canvas painting class once again had the chance to show off their works at a gallery reception on Jan. 10 at the Hendrickson Park Community Center. The …

SNL stage manager to teach acting classes through village

Longtime Valley Streamer and Saturday Night Live Stage Manager Gena (pronounced Jenna) Rositano will be teaching a ten-week introductory acting class at the Firemen’s Field Clubhouse for anyone …

The Week Ahead

Jan. 16 - 22

MLK Jr. Day interfaith service The Valley Stream Religious Council is sponsoring its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Interfaith Service on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 3:00 p.m. at the Baha’i …

Have patience on recycling

To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Valley Stream residents for their patience and good will as the village transitions to a better, more efficient and cost saving …

On recycling, calm down. It’s complicated

Residents made quite a fuss this past week over rollout of Valley Stream’s new dual-stream recycling program, which alternates recycling weeks between paper products and glass, plastic and …