Valley Stream Latest Happenings

Independence Day 2024: Village of Valley Stream lights up the night over Firemen’s Memorial Field

The annual Valley Stream Independence Day celebration last weekend once again saw fireworks soar, crackle, and pop over Firemen’s Memorial Field. The event, hosted by the Incorporated Village …

Valley Stream Education News

Valley Stream District 24 administrator receives regional distinction

S cott Comis, principal of Brooklyn Avenue School in Valley Stream District 24, was awarded the prestigious Administrator of the Year award by the School Administrators Association’s New York …

Valley Stream Education News

What to know about the James A. Dever student who brought a pistol to school.

A fifth grade student at James A. Dever Elementary School brought a pistol to school on June 6 according to Superintendent Judith LaRocca. An aide spotted and confiscated the pistol, which was later …

Valley Stream Latest Happenings

Friends of Bridge members and guests tee off to toast 54 years

Friends of Bridge, the Valley Stream not-for-profit outpatient substance abuse rehabilitation agency, celebrated 54 years of service to the community with a mini golf outing held at the Hendrickson …

Valley Stream Education News

Valley Stream District 24 student leaders test new meal options for next year

Student Council members at all three schools in the Valley Stream 24 School District recently participated in a food tasting event to determine the menu options that will be offered throughout the …

Editorial

Lessons learned, grads take the next step

It’s the season of graduations — when students from every corner of our communities take center stage to mark significant milestones in their academic journeys

Columnist

I’m running to fight for women’s freedoms

Since Roe was overturned, legislators and governors in more than a dozen states have imposed harsh restrictions and outright bans on abortion. The repercussions have been devastating.

Lawrence: Nassau Expressway closed northbound between Rock Hall Road and Seagirt Boulevard

The north side of the Nassau Expressway is temporarily closed between Rock Hall Road and Seagirt Boulevard in Lawrence due to a car accident.

Columnist

Our future should include transit-oriented development

How regressive, then, that many of today’s Nassau County elected leaders are failing to consider how their decisions will affect even the next couple of generations.