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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. pool to keep day pass system this summer

The Valley Stream pool will open for its 59th annual season on June 12. Like the previous summer season, the pool will be using a day pass system for entry, as opposed to the family membership pass …

Diocese enters partnership with Holy Name school

Starting in September 2021, the Diocese of Rockville Centre will start a new dual-language school—which will be a new pilot approach to school oversight and strategic planning in partnership …

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

The heartache of gun violence continues

A 49-year-old father of seven and grandfather of one, Ray Wishropp, was killed April 20 by a lone gunman in the manager’s office of the West Hempstead Stop & Shop over what Nassau County police say was an employee dispute.

Randi Kreiss

Just another day in America: Eight shot dead

I don’t care if you are numb to this outrage. I don’t care if I’m numb to it. From where I sit, the carnage from gun violence in America, the continuing, ongoing, shocking deaths by gun, move to the head of the must-do list for this new administration.