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State reps discuss child care, request coronavirus federal aid

As the fall months approach, and most of New York remains open with low coronavirus infection rates, many working parents are returning to their jobs. For their children, however, remains the …

Bridge to be named after fallen EMT

A bill to name a local bridge after Valley Stream EMT Mike Field, who died in the line of duty on April 8 at age 59 after contracting coronavirus from a patient he was transporting, passed both …

LIJ Valley Stream receives dual accolades for hernia and robotic surgery

LIJ Valley Stream has been named a Center of Excellence, receiving dual accreditation in both the fields of hernia and robotic surgery from the Surgical Review Corporation, a non-profit patient …

Barrett Park camp returns after an uncertain start to summer

It was sometime in early June when the counselors and director for the Barrett Park summer camp program approached village Director of Recreation Jimmy Fitanzo to inform him that should it be …

Valley Stream opens Rockaway Ave. to on-street dining for summer weekends

Starting today, June 19 and lasting throughout the summer, Valley Stream is closing Rockaway Avenue from 4 to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays to allow for on-street dining.   The move …