BREAKING NEWS: 'Torso Killer' pleads guilty in 1968 Valley Stream murder case


A grateful Valley Stream 24 gives big thanks

Valley Stream 24 students and staff poured out their hearts in gratitude this Thanksgiving holiday, partaking in a variety of activities that kindled their cheery spirit of thanksgiving.  At …


'Lighting of Gibson' returns after hiatus

To mark the start of the upcoming holiday season, residents, village officials and even Santa Claus turned out for the “Lighting of Gibson” Sunday night at the Gibson train station. It …


South senior gets Capstone research project published

Few of us have earned the bragging rights to say we’ve had a high school research project of ours published in a distinguished, peer-reviewed journal. Valley Stream South High School senior …


Valley Stream celebrates Veterans Day

It was a gray and overcast afternoon last Friday, but there was no shortage of patriotic color and spirit shown by the modest crowd of residents who came out to celebrate Veterans Day at the …


Valley Stream 13 takes a stand against drug use

Valley Stream 13 students learned how to consider the risks of drug use and promote healthy decision-making throughout their lives as part of Red Ribbon Week’s drug prevention awareness …


Remembering for those who no longer can

There are very few people left who can answer the question, “Where were you when Pearl Harbor was bombed?”

Jerry Kremer

The challenges for the Long Island Four

Once upon a time, there was a group known as the Long Island Nine. They were the nine Republican state senators . . .

Randi Kreiss

Being vulnerable, a new holiday ritual

Can we settle in and be real? No, not everyone is having a better time than you. No, you aren’t the only one who wishes you’d passed on the second slice of coconut custard pie.


‘Energy efficient’ may become a contradiction in terms

Hearings are getting under way on a proposal to socialize energy on Long Island. It would make the Long Island Power Authority the region’s sole entity responsible for keeping our lights on.