Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins on 15th

At the first sighting of the crescent moon next Tuesday, Muslims throughout the world will begin a month-long daytime fast to mark the holy month of Ramadan.According to tradition, fasting during the …

Valley Stream Central, South high schools make magazine’s Top 100 list

Valley Stream Central High School was ranked No. 90 and Valley Stream South was ranked No. 95 on the U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 list of the 100 best high schools in New York.

Renovations reveal life of ticket agent at Gibson

While renovating the upstairs apartment at the Gibson train station to transform it into an office space, foreman Joe Varley found some of Carrie Heinecke’s old belongings. Heinecke worked as the ticket agent at the station and lived in the apartment upstairs.

Valley Stream Central High School to establish booster club

Twenty parents of Central High School student athletes gathered in the school’s chorus room on April 25 to learn more about Athletic Director Michael Rubino’s plans to start a booster …

No Place to Call Home

Report: Haiti still precarious

The seventh and final part in this Herald series.Stephane Casseus was all of 11 years old when the earth suddenly shook and split in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the nation’s capital, on Jan. 12, …

The Week Ahead

April 19 - 26

Lights on for Education All three Valley Stream elementary districts will come together for the annual Lights on for Education festival on April 26 at 7:15 at Memorial Junior High School. The …