V.S. District 24 kindergarten registration is here

It’s that time of year again. Kindergarten registration is open for families at Valley Stream District 24 to enroll for the 2022 to 2023 school year starting on February 1. If you have a …

Arrests for underage alcohol sales in Elmont, Franklin Square, North Valley Stream

Three clerks and one business owner were arrested for allegedly selling alcohol and tobacco products to minors in an undercover investigation on Jan. 16. The spate of arrests is part of the “Project …


Speak Hope fundraises for mental health

It was an intimate soiree of dinner, dancing, and good music at the Speak Hope Foundation’s 2nd Annual Gala at the Coral House in Baldwin aimed at raising funds to help uninsured individuals …


Remembering Nina Maurer

Many Valley Stream residents who lived here in the 1980s and ’90s will likely remember Nina Rosa Giaccone Maurer.  She moved from her home in Valley Stream to Spring Hill Florida about 20 …


Forest Road celebrates Winter Wonderland

All eyes were on the students at Forest Road Elementary School as they celebrated the season and performed for the school’s annual Winter Wonderland. Loved ones in attendance laughed and …


Donating blood benefits others — and you

January is National Blood Donor Month, first established a half-century ago. And it’s a good thing that declaration stuck, because blood is often in short supply, as it is today . . .


We must remember — and teach — the Holocaust

When I was growing up, it was hard not to notice the numbers tattooed on her wrist. Children are often very observant, and I was curious about what they meant.


The 2024 election: 1912 all over again?

'Is there anyone on stage — and can I see hands? — who is unwilling tonight to pledge your support to the eventual nominee of the Republican Party . . .'

Valley Stream Central looks to keep pace

After winning just three games last winter, the Valley Stream Central boys' basketball team has already surpassed that total this season (five) with just under a month left to play. The Eagles are …