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The history of Valley Stream and its development cannot be tracked without first highlighting the part played by the railroad. Before the Civil War, what was to become Valley Stream had two hubs. The … more
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, … more
Steel and wood beams outline the first five floors of the Promenade apartments on North Central Avenue. The sixth floor is currently being completed, according to Bill Kefalas, the … more
A banner now hangs at Shaw Avenue School bearing the names Karina Ramnauth and Anjali Edmonds, the champions of the New York City NBA Math Hoops Tournament at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn … more
Robert “Bob” Blakeman, a prominent figure in local politics who was Valley Stream’s village attorney, a state assemblyman and the first president of Franklin Hospital, died at his … more
No one has to tell Nassau County property owners that taxes on their homes and businesses are among the highest in the state. Property taxes are so high, in fact, that they might not be … more
Moody’s Investors Service downgraded the Village of Valley Stream to Baa3 from Baa1. At the same time, the rating agency assigned a Baa3 rating to the village’s $8.8 million various … more
Part six of an ongoing series.When temporary protected status for Haitians was revoked last November, TPS recipients from other countries suspected they might lose their status as well. … more
More than a hundred people gathered inside the Elmont Memorial Library in early April to learn the history of Fosters Meadow. Most of those in attendance were direct descendents of the original … more
The Center for Science Teaching and Learning announced that it will sponsor a “visioning” event at Long Island Jewish Hospital in Valley Stream, from 7-9 p.m. on April 30. The session is meant to give residents an opportunity to imagine and share what kind of STEM center they want. more
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