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After winning an essay contest, two sixth-graders toured the village with Mayor Ed Fare last week, as per a Valley Stream tradition in which students learn about the duties of the mayor the day after Thanksgiving. more
Village Trustee Vincent Grasso hosted a forum at the Valley Stream American Legion Post 854 on Nov. 28 with intent to clear up some of the confusion surrounding tax breaks issued to the Green Acres Mall, and to allow more
In the wake of several traffic incidents — two involving pedestrians hit by cars in the past few months — the mayor of Valley Stream has again appealed to Nassau County officials for assistance with problem intersections along county roads in the village. more
Six of seven board members of the Town of Hempstead’s Industrial Development Agency resigned on Monday after Supervisor Anthony Santino threatened to remove them from their posts. more
A Nassau County lawmaker on Monday called for the county assessor to immediately restore the Green Acres Mall to the tax rolls, and for his colleagues in the County Legislature to vote to amend the … more
The following provides a list of results in all major South Shore races covered in 2016 by Herald Community Newspapers. Results are organized by community. … more
A vociferous crowd of about 100 residents packed the gymnasium at the Forest Road Elementary School on Nov. 2 for a monthly Mill Brook Civic Association meeting. The primary topic of interest was the … more
Elections in the 22nd Assembly District, in western Nassau County, tend to attract young political newcomers, and this year is no different. Valley Stream resident Robert Bogle, 24, was nominated by the Nassau County Republican Party in May to challenge incumbent Democrat Michaelle Solages for the seat. more
The Herald enthusiastically endorses Kathleen Rice for Congress. Rice, a Democrat from Garden City, has represented the 4th Congressional District since 2014, and we see no reason to replace her. more
The Herald endorses David McDonough, a Republican from North Merrick, for the 14th Assembly District seat. McDonough was first elected to the State Assembly in a special election in 2002 and was re-elected to his eighth term in 2014. more
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