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Although the already approved schedule of presidential debates did not include Hofstra University, home of one of the debates in 2008 and 2012, it will be the host of the Sept. 26 debate after all. … more
Dean and Adam Skelos have officially appealed their corruption sentences, and are now petitioning to remain out of prison until the appeals process is complete. The father and son were sentenced … more
About thirty people watched a hand-to-hand combat instructor demonstrate how to take down an active shooter at a church in Jamaica, Queens on July 14. The event was organized by State Sen. James Sanders Jr., whose district borders Valley Stream. more
The Valley Stream Soccer Club was awarded a $70,000 grant to fund the installation of two miniature soccer fields at Barrett Park last month, which members of the organization hope will mitigate the ongoing difficulties of reserving field space. more
A handful of Valley Stream officials were among the thousands of attendees at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week. They reported an environment unlike anything they had ever been part of. more
About a dozen people blocked Huntley Road on July 16, adjacent to the south parking lot of Belmont Park, to protest a proposal by the New York Cosmos to build a new soccer stadium at the … more
A small group of educators and residents of the 22nd Assembly District crowded a room at Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages’s district office on North Central Avenue on June 25 to discuss the benefits of pursuing a college degree in science, technology, engineering and math. more
John “Jack” F. McDonough, Korean War veteran, former village treasurer and 26-year member of the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library board of trustees, died on June 3 after a brief illness. He was 84. more
A group of about 25 students and some parents marched in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement on Monday in Valley Stream. They sought to support the demonstrations happening around the country, protesting police killings of civilians and other instances of violence. more
It was a beautiful day at Point Lookout town beach when a swarm of news people and town employees were following Town Supervisor Anthony Santino around the coastline while he distributed free packets of sunscreen to beachgoers. more
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