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V.S. native, former 'Bachelorette' contestant gives vaccine updates

Former “Bachelorette” contestant and Valley Stream native Dr. Joe Park has been providing a steady stream of updates after receiving his second dose of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine on …

Solages tapped for deputy majority leader

Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages was appointed deputy majority leader for the New York State Assembly on Jan. 8. As part of the role, she will be responsible for aiding Majority Leader Crystal …

Valley Streamer gets NYC DEP promotion

Longtime Valley Streamer Peter Fusco has been promoted to acting assistant commissioner for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection police, the agency reported in a release in mid …

Village reschedules zone change vote for Jan. 11

The village has rescheduled a hearing and vote to rezone a stretch of South Franklin Avenue for Jan. 11. If approved, the measure could pave the way for the construction of a 35-unit, four- and …

The True Christmas Miracle

Vinny LiVecchi, is the Youth Director at Valley Stream’s Bethlehem Assembly of God Church  Many of us are forced to bury our emotions, past hurts and present discomfort for the sake of …

Christmas in a difficult time

Gertrude Nation is pastor of the Grace United Methodist Church in Valley Stream. Today, over 2,000 years, the feelings of awe and wonder that echo throughout the first Christmas is still present. …

Editorial

Please, get vaccinated when it’s your turn

On Monday, New York entered Phase 1b of the state’s Covid-19 vaccination program, meaning that first responders, public safety and transit workers and . . .

Editorial

It’s high time truth prevails once again

Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Germany’s short, mercurial, ruthless propaganda minister, was known to many as the “poison dwarf.” By all accounts, he was insanely obsessive and manipulative, …

Scott Brinton

A day of reckoning after four frightful years

I spent last Wednesday afternoon scurrying up and down the stairs at home, rushing between my desk upstairs and the TV downstairs. I flipped between CNN, MSNBC and Fox, my pulse, as measured by my watch, racing faster as the afternoon went on.

Randi Kreiss

When it comes to Trump, newspapers go BIG

I have seen my share of heart-stopping headlines. In The New York Times, I read “MEN WALK ON MOON,” “NIXON RESIGNS,” “U.S. ATTACKED” . . .

Op-Ed

New leaders are the suburbs’ best shot at health equity

Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, will bring much-needed change in our country. President-elect Joe Biden has made controlling the coronavirus pandemic a priority, and for the first time, the incoming administration . . .