Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a plan to modernize 16 of Long Island’s train stations in his annual Long Island regional State of the State address on Jan. 10. Among other projects, he proposed investing $5 million to upgrade the Valley Stream Long Island Rail Road station.
More than two dozen residents and village, county and law enforcement officials gathered at Sip This on Jan. 10 to discuss ways to make roads and sidewalks safer for pedestrians and cyclists in Valley Stream.
The Nassau County Police are searching for two men who are responsible for an armed home invasion and robbery in Valley Stream on Monday night.
Harris Dinkoff, who served on the District 13 Board of Education for 33 years, died on Dec. 31 after a brief illness. He was 89.
State police identified a man who was fatally stabbed last week as Sumeet Singh, 21, of Wyngate Drive East in Franklin Square. Singh succumbed to his injuries while being treated at Winthrop Hospital in Mineola, police said Tuesday.
Valley Stream resident Rob Fried cautiously boarded a Long Island Rail Road train destined for Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn on Jan. 5 — one day after he was injured in a train car derailment on his morning commute.
Kelly Wenz never imagined a night out at the bar would end up with her taking care of a lost dog. She also never envisioned that a simple Instagram post would lead her to the pet’s rightful owner.
The Village of Valley Stream board of trustees is implementing a new policy of guidelines for its employees in the next two weeks, so that their voiced opinions or posts on social media aren’t misconstrued as the official position of the village.
Nassau County Legislator C. William Gaylor, III, met with school officials at the William L. Buck Elementary School on Jan. 5 to discuss methods for returning excess school tax monies collected from residents, apparently as a result of tax incentives granted to the Green Acres Mall by the Hempstead Town Industrial Development Agency.
In the wake of the Central High School District’s $41 million bond vote on Dec. 6, school officials said the next steps of the project are underway with construction expected to begin in the summer of 2018.
The 20th annual children’s Lego exhibit is on display at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library through the end of the month.
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The Week Ahead
Friday flicks The Henry Waldinger Memorial Library will screen “The Guilt Trip” on Jan. 13 at 1 p.m. The movie stars Barbra Streisand, Seth Rogan and Joleen Renee, and follows an inventor …
Richner Communications, Long Island’s largest publisher of community media, has acquired the assets of the Gold Coast Gazette, a weekly community newspaper covering the legendary Gold Coast communities on the North Shore of Long Island. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.
Once upon a time, holiday shopping was an experience. Folks carved out entire Saturdays or Sundays and headed to their local downtowns to browse through the retail shops. The experience was fun and quaint. You had lunch at the local diner. Then along came the malls.