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New York American Water will begin replacing almost 1,660 feet of ageing water mains throughout Valley Stream on May 15. The utility will begin by replacing 500 feet of six-inch water mains that … more
Ten candidates are running for six open Board of Education seats in Valley Stream’s three elementary school districts in the May 21 election. Several of the races are uncontested. more
Valley Streamer Farrah Mozawalla has served as acting executive director of the county’s Asian American Advisory Board since last summer, informing the County Executive Laura Curran about issues of importance to the county’s increasing Asian population and helping plan the observances of Asian holidays. more
Lillian Alvarez was prepared to attend her second Village of Valley Stream Camporee in June — her mother had signed the permission slip and was ready to pay the $15 camping fee — when she discovered on April 16 that the Girl Scouts won’t be allowed to attend the annual event this year. more
On the grounds of the 72-acre A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale is a small, white-tiled warehouse, with a handful of garage bays, operated by the nonprofit food-recovery … more
Village officials voted at a special meeting on April 15 to issue roughly $3 million in bond anticipation notes to pay for capital expenses already committed to by the village, including final … more
One month after North High School students spoke before the Central High School District Board of Education, decrying the condition of the school’s facilities, North parents, teachers and students again filled the cafeteria at Memorial Junior High School on April 9 to demand answers from district administrators. more
Tom Muscarella, the Garden City Republican tapped by the County GOP to run for convicted Hempstead Councilman Ed Ambrosino's seat, is likely to be seated before he begins campaigning. At next week's Hempstead Town Board meeting, the Republican-controlled board is set to appoint Muscarella to the seat left empty after Ambrosino resigned, over the objections of Democratic Town Supervisor Laura Gillen. more
County Legislator Debra Mulé, a Democrat from Freeport, said on April 5 that she was disappointed that the Legislature’s Republican majority would not institute a 5-cent fee on paper bags, a move … more
Members of the State Senate unanimously voted in favor of two bills on March 7 that — if passed by the Assembly and signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo — could assist small business owners. One bill … more
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