Clavin to challenge Gillen in November

Surrounded by dozens of supporters, Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin announced on Feb. 19 his candidacy for Hempstead Town supervisor. “We need a supervisor that will put the …

Nassau Democrats back Solages in re-election bid

Nassau County Democrats announced on Feb. 13 that County Legislator Carrié Solages had earned their official endorsement in his upcoming re-election bid. The backing marks a full return for …

Central students speak of black figures that inspire

For roughly five years now, Central High School Library Media Specialist Lisa Dichiara has organized a public-speaking event around Black History Month, recruiting student volunteers who wish to …

CHSD officials deny after-school busing request for private school students

About five months after Lori Lang asked the Valley Stream Central High School District Board of Education to implement a policy that would provide private-school students with after-school transportation, Superintendent Bill Heidenreich said he would not recommend that the board move forward with the request for the next school year.

Scouts race to the top in annual derby

Seventy-one Scouts in Pack 367 cheered as their wooden cars whizzed past them at more than 100 mph at the pack’s 61st annual Pinewood Derby on Feb. 9.

The Week Ahead

Feb. 21 - 28

Challenge yourself Teenagers in grades 6 to 12 can compete against the clock to accomplish various tasks at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library on Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. Registration is required.

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 …