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Valley Streamer finds redemption in faith

Valley Streamer William Figueroa, was 15 and growing up in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, when he said he would frequently sneak out of his house against his parent’s will, disappearing for …

V.S. Diwali Coalition donates food to L.I. Cares

In light of the upcoming Hindu holiday of Diwali, which falls this year on Nov. 14, the Valley Stream Diwali Coalition partnered with Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, to donate hundreds of dollars …

Chicken Coop celebrates 10th anniversary

Ten years ago, when Diana Carrillo, owner of Chicken Coop Restaurant Lounge on Rockaway Avenue, first considered opening a Colombian restaurant, she said she didn’t imagine her dream would …

Epix dramedy filmed on Rockaway Ave.

An upcoming dramedy television show produced and directed by Valley Stream native Edward Burns began filming on Rockaway Avenue last week. Epix picked up the series, called “Bridge and …

Editorial

Next week, limit your Thanksgiving gatherings

With the Covid-19 infection rate creeping up above 3 percent in parts of New York state, including Long Island, Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week issued two executive orders. The first . . .

Editorial

Remember to shop locally this holiday season

Thanksgiving is only a week away, and the December holidays are fast approaching. We’re supposed to be making plans to shop in our local downtowns or at the malls, but because of the coronavirus pandemic . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

The 2020 election: a mandate for moderation

The election is in the history books. As the dust finally settles on the presidential race, it appears that Joe Biden won with the same razor-thin margin by which Donald Trump did in 2016.

Randi Kreiss

Dinner for two at our Thanksgiving table

Is anyone else thinking about the Berlin Airlift? It is one of the great stories of American audacity in the face of political thuggery. In case you’re too young to remember . . .