Valley Stream teens become Eagle Scouts

Three Valley Stream teenagers advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony on Jan. 5.

School District 24 libraries seeking $60k contest prize

Starting Jan. 21, parents and children alike can visit and vote to help School District 24 secure a $60,000 grand prize for its three elementary-school libraries. As part of the …

Q&A with Valley Stream hip-hop artist PicaSso Sight

“Being an artist is a real thing, when the lights aren’t on, and nobody’s around, you’re doing it,” explained Valley Stream hip-hop artist PicaSso Sight. “It …

Pagan-Fletcher candlelight evening draws record crowd

Dec. 30, 2018 saw a record turnout at the Valley Stream Historical Society’s Pagan Fletcher Restoration House for the group’s end-of-year candlelight evening in which members provided tours to …

LEGO creativity at the Henry Waldinger library

All month long, a battle will be raging at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, where 10-year-old Sebastian Persaud’s LEGO intruders from a dark realm, which he described as the void, will try to colonize his friend Sanjeev Singh’s island — equipped with an army and catapults for defense.

The Week Ahead

Jan. 17 - 24

Winter craft night Teenagers in grades 6 - 12 can make winter crafts and decorations at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library on Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. Registration is required.


Challenges ahead for Democratic Senate

As New York Democrats look ahead to two years of majority control of the State Senate — and the Assembly and the governor’s mansion — they should also remember the past and learn from their predecessors’ mistakes.