Twenty years ago, during one of the deadliest days in American history, Charlene DeMarino was — like many other Americans — working at her office when she learned of what happened that …
A proposal for construction of a new apartment complex on West Merrick Road is slated for final site development plan review by the village’s Zoning Board of Appeals. The resolution passed by …
With the start of the school year only days away, parent Marteena Morano-Singh circulated an online petition calling for Valley Stream School District 13 to provide students with a remote learning …
Johanne Gaddy was named principal at William L. Buck Elementary School earlier this month, becoming the first female African-American to hold the position in the school’s 66-year history. Gaddy …
One hundred thousand Americans have sickle cell anemia. June 19 was World Sickle Cell Awareness Day, observed annually with the goal of increasing public knowledge and understanding of the condition.
Charlie Meaney’s eatery lies close to the outer edge of North Valley Stream, run by five owners, Terry Meaney, Mike Labeck, Kevin Labeck, Jarmaar Thomas and Sherrard Thomas. From the outside, …
Valley Stream’s Troop 109 recognized four new Eagle Scouts at its Eagle Court of Honor at the American Legion Post 854 Aug. 8. Nicholas Cavaliere, brothers Alessio and Fabrizio Fratarcangeli, …
Nine Nassau County students, including four from Valley Stream, one from Elmont and one from Freeport, took part in this year’s Hofstra University High School Summer Journalism Institute, learning firsthand the ins and outs of the media industry.
Isaiah Coombs, of Boy Scout Troop 109, is leading a refurbishment of the Andrew Fatscher memorial monument outside the post to help ensure the community remembers the fallen soldiers that it memorializes.
Low interest rates, proximity to New York City and good school districts have made Valley Stream a prime location in the post-pandemic real estate market.
Valley Stream’s long-held tradition of summer concerts at the village bandshell kicked off last Friday with Billy Joel tribute band, Captain Jack. Playing a mix of the Long Island legend’s hits such as “Uptown Girl,” “Piano Man,” “New York State of Mind,” “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me,” and “Big Shot,” to an audience of about 800, the band got concert-goers clapping, dancing and singing along for nearly two hours.
To the climate deniers, we say this: Wake up. July was the hottest month in the past 142 years, since humans started recording climate data, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In the early morning of April 28, I tiptoed into my dew-coated backyard in Merrick to watch as an orange sun slowly migrated upward, sending its rays streaming through the hundreds of flower-covered branches . . .
If there’s one thing that is quintessentially American, it’s the all-you-can-eat, stuff-yourself-till-you-die buffet. Now, as the Delta variant spreads . . .
The Smithtown School District will restrict the use of 34 BrainPop instructional videos in classrooms because they introduce topics like Black Lives Matter and human sexuality.
Prom 2021 is an act of faith. It is kids needing to shake off more than a year of lockdowns, shutdowns, sickness and isolation. It is a down payment on good times ahead after an avalanche of disappointments.