Discussions about road safety in Valley Stream began again after a Central High School student was hit by a car on Sept. 13 at the intersection of West Merrick Road and Fletcher Avenue — just one block west of the site of a crash that killed 12-year-old Zachary Ranftle in December 2014.
About 70 people and their four-legged friends attended the second annual Dog Pool Party on Sept. 6 at the Valley Stream Pool in Village Hall.
Voters in Elmont and Valley Stream may notice a fresh face knocking on doors and campaigning for votes over the next two months. Valley Stream resident Robert Bogle, 24, was nominated by the Nassau …
Valley Streamers moseyed around the Arthur J. Hendrickson Park parking lot on Saturday, sifting through collectibles, antiques and other items at the Lions Club’s annual flea market.
And so it begins! Those of us in high school have spent the last two months managing our own schedule and operating on our own free will. Well-rested and generally stress-free, we’re back in the cycle. The summer was fun, but we knew it wouldn’t last forever.
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Nassau County recently rolled out a new alert system for school officials designed to improve communication between the district and the police department in the event of an emergency, and all four Valley Stream school districts have expressed interest in learning more about the program and adding to crisis plans already in place.
After reports of multiple instances of excessive flooding on Sunrise Highway near Legion Place, local officials are working with the New York State Department of Transportation to determine the cause of the recurring torrent.
Officials from all four Valley Stream school districts met at a joint Boards of Education meeting on Aug. 31 to discuss the impact of the Green Acres Mall’s tax exemption on local school taxes this year.
The Board of Trustees is getting ready to solicit contractors for the installation of a new trash bailer and building at the Arlington Avenue yard, which, according to officials, would both cut transfer costs and the foul odor that occasionally plagues the area.
Lines of cars heading to and from Valley Stream’s Masjid Hamza mosque overflowed into neighboring streets on Monday, as congregants made their way there to celebrate Eid al-Adha, the second of two major annual Islamic holidays.
For one day, there were few concerns about test scores, teacher ratings or school finances. On the first day of school, it was all about seeing friends again, showing off those new backpacks and sneakers, and unpacking a whole lot of school supplies.
Patrick “Captain Pat” Anthony Focazio, longtime resident of Valley Stream, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sept. 10 at Medical City Dallas Hospital in Texas. He was 76.
Crowds of people gathered on the evening of Sept. 11 at Arthur J. Hendrickson Park to mark the anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil, and reflect on the burden families and communities feel 15 years later.
Vaccine packets scented with raccoon bait will be distributed beginning Sept. 19 by truck and placed in the animal’s natural habitats across Valley Stream and other south shore communities.
The Central High School District Board of Education appointed Bret Strauss as principal of Memorial Junior High School on Sept. 13, filling a vacancy left by Anthony Mignella since August.
The Week Ahead
Fun things to do in Valley Stream this week!