BREAKING NEWS: Valley Stream school budgets win wide approvals


Education

South High students win Northwell poster contest

Four Valley Stream South High School research seniors earned first place in the poster division of the Northwell Health Spark! Challenge this year. For the 2021 Spark! Challenge: Healthcare Heroes, …

Crime

Queens woman charged for criminal mischief, petty larceny, and assault

A Queens woman was arrested for allegedly damaging store property of a cell phone kiosk at Green Acres Mall, attempted larceny at a Walmart store, and assaulting a Nassau County police officer on May …

Community Event

Organist Peter Conte to perform in concert

Acclaimed organist Peter Richard Conte will perform a recital on May 13 at St Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre. Doors will be open at 7:30 p.m. and the event is free to the public. Suggested …

Education

At 24, William Buck creates Wellness Warriors

William L. Buck School has developed a new, student-led mental health task force known as Wellness Warriors. The group is described as “the student voice when it comes to mental health,” …

Education

Clear Stream Avenue kindergartners celebrate Eid

Clear Stream Avenue kindergarten students marked Eid al-Fitr with a big celebration, exploring the cultural traditions associated with the Islamic holiday. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the …

Randi Kreiss

A Memorial Day like no other in our lives

The things we carry to this Memorial Day, 2022, are freighted with more recent events than past battles. On the last Monday in May, we look back . . .

Op-Ed

Must a girl in STEM be a ‘girl in STEM’?

Every weekday at 10:06 a.m., I walk into my high school engineering class and take a seat among my peers. I spend the period learning the same material as my classmates . . .

Editorial

Another tragedy, and no hope on the horizon

Celestine Chaney, 65. Roberta Drury, 32. Andre Mackneil, 53. Katherine Massey, 72. Margus Morrison, 52. Heyward Patterson, 67. Geraldine Talley, 62. Ruth Whitfield, 86. Pearl Young, 77. And then there was Aaron Salter . . .

Jerry Kremer

In the governor’s race, Suozzi is stuck on first base

In just under six weeks, New York state voters will get a chance to select the candidates for governor and State Assembly. With no disrespect to that branch of the Legislature . . .

V.S. Central aims for conference repeat

Valley Stream Central softball is looking to tie a bow on what has been a highly successful 2022 campaign. With the season winding down, the Eagles are in prime position to repeat last year and …