New York American Water rates to increase April 1

New York American Water rates are set to increase again next month, as the third year of the utility’s conservation rate hike begins.

Long Island Muslim community condemns rising Islamophobia

Members of the Long Island Muslim community’s leadership, including from Valley Stream and Elmont, gathered with lawmakers at the Islamic Center of Long Island in Westbury on March 5 to express …

‘We lost everything’

Community aids Valley Stream family in need

When Qumyka Howell pulled up to her North Valley Stream home on Feb. 25, she saw flames shooting out of the basement.

Waldinger’s Makerspace officially opens

After roughly two years of planning, the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library’s Makerspace room officially opened at a ceremony on March 7.

District 24 students C-O-M-P-E-T-E

One by one, students in first- through sixth-grade took to the stage at the Brooklyn Avenue School to compete in the school’s annual spelling bee on Feb. 25.

The Week Ahead

Feb. 14 - 23

Supermarket Bingo Valley Stream North High School at 750 Herman Ave. is hosting a supermarket bingo scholarship fundraiser on March 15. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and tickets are $12 at the door, …

Valley Stream village elections set for March 19

Valley Stream will hold its village election on March 19, and two slates of candidates are vying for village mayor, two trustee seats and the position of village court justice. The trustee race is at …

Fare is fair (March 14 - 21)

To the Editor: As a longtime village resident, I read with great interest the letter in last week’s issue from former village official JoAnne Antun, “Funds, unbalanced.” While some of the …