Christopher Infantino appreciates being awake. The 23-year-old Valley Stream resident and SUNY Stony Brook master’s candidate, who just returned from studying Alzheimer’s during an internship at the University of Kentucky at Lexington, has an unusual connection with consciousness, after spending a week in a coma when he was 11.
Five people in Valley Stream died from opioid overdoses and 51 people overdosed since January 2017, Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder announced at a news conference on Aug. 1. He also said that at the end of July 2018, there were 37 arrests for opioid possession.
The New York State Education Department Commissioner MaryEllen Elia announced on Friday that her department had made errors in calculating Title II A disbursements in 2017-18 amounting to more than $12 million. The errors resulted in overpayments to 275 charter schools and underpayments to some 677 school districts and 10 special act schools statewide. Three Suffolk County school districts also received overpayments.
Kelley Marrero used to pay New York American Water about $60 a month, but in July she received a bill for $109, according to her posts on the Valley Stream News Facebook page.
Traditional medicine is getting a new lease on life at Long Island Jewish Hospital in Valley Stream, as Northwell Health looks closer at patients’ nutrition during their after-care. The program, …
The CBS board of directors meeting last week elected not to take action at this time against Chariman, CEO and Valley Stream Central High School graduate Les Moonves, 68, who has been accused of sexual misconduct with at least six women. At the same time, the media giant is “in the process of selecting outside counsel to conduct an independent investigation,” according to a statement released to the media.
New York American Water presented plans to improve the landscaping of the iron removal plant being built on North Terrace Place in Valley Stream after several residents expressed concerns about its unsightliness at a public hearing last Thursday.
The Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency voted last Thursday to approve the transfer of the Hawthorne Apartments PILOT agreement from its current owner, Zeus Cottage LLC, to the purchaser of its Cottage Street property.
Doo wop shoo bop. The Duprees and The Chiclettes performed at Doo Wop Under the Stars II at the Valley Stream Band Shell on July 18.
It’s not all work and no play at District 13’s summer program.
The Week Ahead
Escape the teen room Teenagers in grades 7 through 12 can use their wits and observation skills to solve puzzles and escape the Teen Room at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library on Aug. 10 at 6:30 …