Sylvan Place block party fundraiser set for Dec. 21

For the past 20 years during December, whenever people have driven down Sylvan Place in Valley Stream, they could see about 35 houses shining bright with decorations in preparation for the …

Thanksgiving interfaith service unites religions

 Seven religious leaders and more than a dozen members of various faiths came together to find commonality at the Valley Stream Religious Council’s Interfaith Thanksgiving service on Nov. …

Guest column

History hidden in plain sight: water

It is probable that this photo, right, circa 1874, is the oldest image we have of Valley Stream. The image was taken at Cornell’s Pond, the original name of the Valley Stream Pond, located in …

Wheeler Avenue hosts Multicultural Fair

Parents and students at Wheeler Avenue Elementary school got a taste (both literally and figuratively) of culture from the increasingly diverse Valley Stream community at the school’s Multicultural …

Thirty years of fire safety

Valley Stream fire education program celebrates 2,000th student taught

Special-education students at Congregation Ohr Torah in North Woodmere giggled and talked as they waited for a fire safety program to begin on a Thursday in mid-November. “A real …

The Week Ahead

Dec. 5 - 12

Run for hot chocolate While exercise is always a great way to keep warm, nothing gets the job done like some hot cocoa. Come partake in some hot chocolate at the holiday inspire Open Run on Dec. 8 …