Scouts camp out on the Village Green

It was a bright and sunny weekend for the Boys and Girl Scouts of Valley Stream on June 9, as the scouts participated in the 37th annual Camporee at the Village Green in Valley Stream.

Valley Stream teacher: Audio proves principal axed class project

A history teacher at South High School, who filed a grievance claiming that Principal Maureen Henry interfered with his final assignment last month, submitted a conversation that he recorded to the teachers union in an effort to substantiate his claim, the Herald has learned.

Central High School alum receives award, 74 years later

William “Bill” George Houston leapt six feet into the air in Sayville in 1943 to become the Long Island high jump champion. “I was the best of Suffolk County and the best of Nassau County,” Houston said. “I was the best of everyone.”

Dogs, humans make friends at the Valley Stream dog park

Thor is the king of the Valley Stream dog park — at least according to his owner, Jennifer Cheney. Once a day for the past two years, Thor, a Pomeranian- Chihuahua mix, could be seen running around the large dog park where there is more room for him to frolic.

Pillows for police at Forest Road

Several Nassau County police officers attended a “Pillows for Police” assembly on June 12 at the Forest Road Elementary School, at which student artists donated pillows they crafted to the …


Putting the LIRR back on the right track

Long Islanders have long had a love-hate relationship with the Long Island Rail Road. On one hand, they love the service, which, on good days, speeds them into New York City . . .

June 29-July 6

Cricket game at the park On July 3, the FCNY cricket club will be holding their championship game at the Valley Stream State Park at 2 p.m. Fans are more than welcome to attend the game and the prize giving ceremony.