Valley Stream woman helps out pets in Carolinas

As Hurricane Florence bore down on North and South Carolina last Thursday, a Valley Stream woman decided she needed to help the animals that were abandoned as their owners sought shelter.

History Hidden in Plain Sight

Donald Stites Fairchild, man of mystery

It is a steep climb up the ancient oak steps to the third floor of the Pagan-Fletcher Restoration, but rewards abound once visitors reach the top. Canvas-like vignettes cover the walls, showing …

Judge grants Stephen Figurasmith conditional adjournment

A Town of Hempstead judge agreed to an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal in the case of a Valley Stream man who dressed up as Moses and attempted to deliver 120 water bottles containing red food coloring to protest the Nassau County’s prison system.

North Class of 1968 donates money for security upgrades

To commemorate its 50th reunion, the Valley Stream North High School Class of 1968 raised more than $4,000 to purchase door alarms and rechargeable blow horns to enhance the high school’s security.

L.I. gas prices peak then drop as summer wanes

Retail gasoline prices finally began to inch down slowly at the end of last month after reaching their highest summertime levels since 2014, according to local industry analysts.GasBuddy, which …

The Week Ahead

Sept. 20 - Sept. 27

Practice for the SAT or ACT Teenagers in grades 7 through 12 can take an SAT or ACT practice test at the Elmont Memorial Library on Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. Registration is required.