Four Valley Stream scouts soar to Eagle

After committing to hundreds of hours of community service in the pursuit of the Scouts BSA’s highest rank, four Valley Streamers from Troop 109 on Jan. 11 officially became Eagle …

Green Acres J.C. Penney to close April 24

After more than 62 years in business, the J.C. Penney store at Green Acres Mall will be closing its doors this spring. Squeezed by competition from online big box stores and a darkening financial …

V.S. resident tackles bullying in her first children’s book

“I’m an imaginative and creative person,” Valley Streamer Jennifer Brome said. “Writing just pours out of me … It’s like Utopia for me. It’s what I’m …

Village art students show off their work

Students of the village’s acrylic-on-canvas painting class once again had the chance to show off their works at a gallery reception on Jan. 10 at the Hendrickson Park Community Center. The …

V.S. Presbytarian Church holds MLK Day celebration

“Let us pray gracious God, we thank you for allowing us to be here tonight to celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. We are excited Lord, oh God, that you have sent us for this task,” the …

The Week Ahead

Jan. 23 - 29

Alphabet soup On Thursday Jan. 23, children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver are encouraged to come to the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library for an early literacy program featuring …

Have patience on recycling

To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Valley Stream residents for their patience and good will as the village transitions to a better, more efficient and cost saving …

On recycling, calm down. It’s complicated

Residents made quite a fuss this past week over rollout of Valley Stream’s new dual-stream recycling program, which alternates recycling weeks between paper products and glass, plastic and …