Richard MacLean, Valley Stream native and humanitarian dies at 66

Richard Edward MacLean, a humanitarian, philanthropist, leader, father, grandfather and all-around lover of life, died at age 66 in his home in Brookfield, Conn., surrounded by family, on Aug. 25. …

Bags, socks and books for a cause

State Sen. Todd Kaminsky and STATE Bags, an online bag shop, partnered to donate on Oct. 3 roughly 400 designer bags, 800 Bombas socks and 400 elementary-age books to students at Shaw Avenue …

Village may have issued permit in error

Valley Stream building officials may have erroneously issued a building permit for the construction of a gas station on Sunrise Highway, and subsequently revoked it after construction had commenced. …

North celebrates Homecoming festival

The leaves might still be green, but fall was in the air on Sept. 28 for Valley Stream North High School’s 2019 Homecoming Festival. The autumn-themed event had a variety of activities, but the …

A new trustee for District 30

Valley Stream Elementary School District 30 announced on Sept. 20 that it had appointed longtime village resident and former Shaw Avenue student C. Sandra Okafor to its Board of Education, replacing …

The Week Ahead

Oct 17 - Oct 23

Halloween Family Fun Day Children and families in Valley Stream are in for a spooktacular time for the village’s annual Halloween Family Fun Day. The events include a costume and pumpkin painting contests as well as a hayride. The festivities will begin at the Hendrickson Park Community Center on Oct. 19 at 12:30 p.m. For more information visit vsvny.org

Where to vote (early) in Nassau County

Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. …

James-Pierre challenges Blakeman in Town 3rd Council District

Democrat Shari James-Pierre is challenging incumbent Republican Bruce Blakeman for the Town of Hempstead’s 3rd Councilmanic District. James-Pierre of Valley Stream is seeking to leverage her …

Wein challenges Solages in Nassau County's 3rd Legislative District

Inwood resident and Republican challenger Nathan Wein is facing off this season against Democratic Legislator Carrié Solages for the Nassau County 3rd Legislative District. Solages, of Valley …