Long Island Jewish receives ‘C’ safety rating

Long Island Jewish Valley Stream recently earned a ‘C’ rating from The Leapfrog Group. The non-profit organization publishes The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade each year, which scores hospitals …

'Just another soldier going home'

World War II veteran speaks of loss, life in Valley Stream

Second of two parts.Pat Albarella awoke in December 1943, lying in an Army hospital bed in Tunisia, frantically feeling for his legs, which had been badly burned in Italy a few days before. Doctors …

Police work to improve security at local synagogues

Following a shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pa. that killed 11 congregants, local rabbis met with elected and Nassau County police officials late last month to discuss security.

ADA ramp donated to Valley Stream American Legion

This fall, Bill Rohe, post commander of the Valley Stream American Legion was faced with a dilemma. He had scheduled for Tuesday an annual fundraiser party benefitting Camp ANCHOR, a program and …

Valley Streamers stand together in unity

“There are very few ways to fight hate, except through love and unity,” said Rabbi Steven Graber of Temple Hillel in North Woodmere. “We’re here together hoping that it will somehow help us to start to heal as well as to be able to send a message to the families of the victims as well as the rest of America that we care.”

Valley Stream schedules Nov. 19 hearing on local law changes

The Valley Stream Village Board at its Oct. 15 board of trustees meeting scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. on Nov. 19 at Village Hall to address proposed changes to 14 separate local laws that affect issues ranging from elevator inspections, to public assembly and laws governing the storage and use of explosives in the village.

The Week Ahead

Nov. 15 - 21

Make a Thanksgiving craft Teenagers in grades 6 - 12 can make a Mod Podge jar with fall designs at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. Registration is …