Shaw Avenue gets two new administrators

Shaw Avenue Elementary School will welcome two new assistant principals to the school’s administration team in Valley Stream District 30. Nyree Whittaker-Roth and Ashley Lemmo will take the …


South gives incoming students a head start

With the new school year on the horizon, excitement and trepidation can run high for parents and students alike about what the new year will look like. And for elementary students crossing over to …


8th grader paints Memorial mascot on manhole

E quipped with a passion for art, Memorial Junior High School 8th grader AJ Castillo wanted to make his mark on the neighborhood and show some school spirit. And that’s exactly what he did …


Mayor salutes volunteers for their efforts

Before getting down to official business this Monday at the regular board meeting, Mayor Edwin Fare gave a salute to the village staff and formally recognized three organizations who provided …


Valley Stream man arrested for lewdness charge

A Valley Stream man was arrested Monday and faces a public lewdness and child endangerment charge after exposing his genitals to two minors, officials say. Rodolfo Ernesto Umana, 36, allegedly …

Randi Kreiss

Family time on Maine’s rocky seacoast

Things began to go sideways when the rain began, and we broke out the Monopoly set.


Two heroes, and one captain who should’ve been ashamed

A tall obelisk rises from the heart of Rockville Cemetery, the Lynbrook burial ground that dates back to the earliest days of our nation. It remembers the 139 souls lost . . .


It’s time to go to the precinct and vote . . . again?

With school board elections and the June primary for the Assembly, it seems we’re making more trips to our polling precinct than we might make to the gym.


Will the Russians fly away from the space station?

Given the all-but-declared new cold war between the U.S. and Russia, it may seem unsurprising that Vladimir Putin’s government would announce plans to pull out of its partnership with the International Space Station . . .