At Valley Stream District 30, a century of learning, second to none

Valley Stream District 30’s current and former school administrators, students, principals, and teachers celebrated the district and Clear Stream Avenue School’s 100th-year anniversary on …


Valley Stream South High among the nation’s best

Valley Stream South High School has been recognized among the nation’s 1,000 best public high schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual list for 2023. The ranking placed …


Queens woman charged with child neglect at Green Acres

A Queens woman was charged with endangering the welfare of a child when she left her two children unsupervised inside a parked car at the Green Acres Mall on Sept. 5, according to police. At 4:20 …


Senator opens district office on East Merrick Road

State Senator Patricia Canzoneri-Fitzpatrick’s new district office has a home in Valley Stream with a ceremonial office opening and ribbon cutting on East Merrick Road on August 30. Various …


This is how tenants, homebuyers can get ahead

Purchasing a home can be an exciting yet daunting task — involving, as it does, finding out how to afford a down payment, finance a mortgage and secure approval. Prospective and current …


Politics is partisan — voting isn’t

Some 158 million Americans voted in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, but 63 million eligible people could not because they weren’t even registered to vote.

Peter King

Looking back again on a tragedy we’ll never forget

For all Americans, and particularly Long Islanders, who recall the horror of Sept. 11, 2001, reliving those tragic moments each year is devastating, and yet, at the same time, gratifying and reassuring.

Randi Kreiss

Are you working those friendship connections?

Last week I had dinner with Jack, an old friend. We’ve known each other for 30 years, and he was my friend by extension, since his wife and I were best buddies for decades. She died about eight years ago.


Serious pollution in the airspace above is being ignored

Today, everyone is conscious of pollution and its detrimental effects on our environment and health. The most common forms are water, air and plastic pollution, but there is another type . . .