Valley Stream woman collects Valentines for Air Force

In only two weeks, Genine Iadevaio was able to collect more than 100 Valentine’s Day cards for an Air Force troop in Afghanistan in memory of her father, Gerald “Jerry” Chiano. Jerry served …

Slipped Disc returns to Valley Stream for a day

When Sip This owner David Sabatino and manager Stephanie Pontillo were looking for places in 2011 to open up a coffee shop together, they had never considered it would be located in the same Rockaway …

Arlington contractor agrees to use union labor

Responding to criticism of non-union labor at the $5.5 million Arlington Avenue sanitation transfer station reconstruction project, Racanelli Construction, the contractor hired by the village to …

Get your Valentine’s on at Valley Stream's Central Florist

When Central Florist owner Lisa Elfante took the reigns of the business in 2005, she said she couldn’t tell the difference between a rose and a carnation. But seeking to own her own shop after …

Clear Stream Avenue School gets Makerspace grant

Clear Stream Avenue School recently received a $5,000 grant from Lowe’s Toolbox for Education to help build the school’s Makerspace program. “The grant is intended to build our students’ …

The Week Ahead

Feb. 14 - 21

Get help with your taxes Hofstra Tax Society is offering VITA Tax Help Assistance at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m., on Saturdays from 11 a.m. -3 p.m. and on …

Editorial

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.