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Long Island Cares donates shed to local pet charity

Long Island Cares, a regional food bank, donated money to Valley Stream’s Paw it Forward earlier this March that allowed for volunteers to purchase a 10-by-10-foot shed to better house the pet …

V.S. kids hop to Hendrickson for some Easter fun

Roughly 1,500 children flocked to the Hendrickson Park mini golf course area to get their Easter baskets of candy and take photos with the Easter bunny on Saturday. All smiles and a few tears for the …

Valley Stream Christians discuss faith and Easter plans

When most people think of Easter they think of bunnies, candy and egg hunts.  But for Christians it is a day to commemorate their belief in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In …

Herald Community Newspapers seek 2021 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2021 summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach …

Edward Ochman, VSFD firefighter, dies at 70

Valley Stream resident and 39-year veteran and ex-captain for the Valley Stream Fire Department, Edward Ochman, died on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from complications of cardiovascular disease. He was …

Editorial

Newspapers don’t belong in state recycling bill

State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, a Democrat from Long Beach who chairs the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, has introduced legislation in the Senate that could cripple magazines and newspapers across the state . . .

Randi Kreiss

Dogs on Long Island get a leg up on Covid

While many humans are still waiting in lines for the Covid-19 vaccine, an unusual initiative has put our four-legged friends at the head of the pack.