Fireworks burst over Fireman’s Field

Thousands sat on Fireman’s Field on July 4 to watch as fireworks exploded over Valley Stream in celebration of Independence Day.

Valley Stream man threatens to kill Florida police officer

Robert Shemanski, a 38-year-old resident of Valley Stream, was arrested yesterday in Valley Stream and charged with threatening to kill a Florida police officer. The officer, a sergeant in the West …

Trustee seeks to end waivers

The last few minutes of the Valley Stream Central High School District’s June 12 Board of Education meeting were tense, as Trustee Armando Hernandez surprised fellow board members with a motion …

Dogs, owners celebrate anniversary of Valley Stream dog park

Roughly 50 people attended The Friends of Valley Stream Dogs Bow Wow Luau, the organization’s annual fundraiser to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the dog parks opening on Saturday, June 16. It was the first time The Friends of Valley Stream Dogs held the event as a luau.

LIJ garden injecting freshness into meals

Hardly anyone looks forward to a hospital visit. After all the discomfort and inconvenience, all the poking and prodding, the reward is food that is often less than appetizing.

The Week Ahead

June 28 - July 5

Paper airplane competition Children ages 2 and older can compete to make paper planes and see whose plane can fly the furthest at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library on June 30 at 11 …