Congregants gathered at Valley Stream’s Masjid Hamza mosque on Sunday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the first of two major annual Islamic holidays.
As the sun set on the second-to-last day of Ramadan, Ruhee Kapadia pointed to the minarets of Masjid Hamza from the backyard of her home on Bank Street and remarked on how close she felt to God.
Valley Stream Central, North and South high schools honored their Class of 2017 graduates during the week of June 20. Joined by families and friends, along with members of the board of education and administration, seniors concluded one phase of their educational journeys to embark upon the next.
About 25,000 people are expected to gather at Firemen’s Field on July 4 at 6:30 p.m. for the Village of Valley Stream’s and the Valley Stream Chamber of Commerce’s 26th annual Fourth of July fireworks show.
County Legislator Carrié Solages, a Democrat from Elmont, was arrested after a domestic dispute with his girlfriend on June 21.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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 …
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 . . .
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.