Crime

Trio arrested for West Merrick carjacking

Two women and one girl were arrested for a robbery on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 10 p.m. in Valley Stream, according to police. A man, 37, was sitting in his 2017 white Kia Sportage at the West Merrick …

Crime

Bronx man arrested for Chase Bank fire

A Bronx man was put in custody after trying to set fire to a Chase Bank in Valley Stream, according to police. Detectives arrived to a fire in the vestibule of the 930 Rosedale Avenue building …

Crime

'Hell on Horton' killer to face parole board, again

On March 3, 1989, tragedy struck the Horton Road community as 13-year-old Kelly Tinyes, a Valley Stream resident and a Woodmere Middle School student, vanished while babysitting her younger brother, …

Schools

Valley Stream South students light up library with New Lunar Year lion dance

A lion was set loose in the Children’s Room at Waldinger Memorial Library on Feb. 10. Not the kind that prowls in tall savannah grass, but instead dances majestically to a pulsing drumbeat …

Community

Village of Valley Stream unveils Military Banners Program

The Village of Valley Stream’s deep-rooted pride for its veterans is unabashedly apparent. Look no further than its traffic-halting, flag-waving celebrations like the annual Memorial Day Parade …

Education

Howell hosts WizFit game with hoop pros

Howell Road Elementary School is excited to announce its collaboration with local legend, the Harlem Wizards to host the WizFit Challenge Fundraiser and Kids Experience. This two-week event aims to …

EDITORIAL

Saying goodbye to a true American hero

“When the terrorists attacked, Bob suited up. And, like so many brave first responders, raced toward the danger to save and search for others.”

COLUMNIST

Investing in clean water for a healthier Long Island

With rising fears of contaminated drinking water for residents across Long Island, I am disappointed by Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposal to cut $250 million from the Clean Water Infrastructure Act. …

COLUMNIST

I’ll never forget Bob Beckwith

Long Island lost an American icon with the passing of Baldwin resident Bob Beckwith last week. The image of Beckwith standing with President George W. Bush amid the ruins of the World Trade Center days after the Sept. 11 attacks will forever personify America’s unyielding courage and quiet determination in the face of horrific tragedy and massive challenge.

COLUMNIST

Stop playing petty political games with county resources

For Nassau County, 2024 is a year of new beginnings — a fact that is evidenced by the ascension of two new legislative caucus leaders and five new legislators. I was looking forward to a fresh start and greater bipartisan cooperation as we confront the county’s most important issues.