Valley Stream celebrates Veterans Day

It was a gray and overcast afternoon last Friday, but there was no shortage of patriotic color and spirit shown by the modest crowd of residents who came out to celebrate Veterans Day at the …


Valley Stream 13 takes a stand against drug use

Valley Stream 13 students learned how to consider the risks of drug use and promote healthy decision-making throughout their lives as part of Red Ribbon Week’s drug prevention awareness …


Valley Stream 24 student artwork makes big debut

u During the recent New York State School Board Association’s annual convention, the conference’s digital art display exhibited student artwork from around the state including those …


Clear Stream students give thanks to board members

Clear Stream students thanked Valley Stream District 30 Board of Education trustees in honor of School Board Recognition Week with a Hollywood-inspired performance alongside families on Oct. 24. …


Building an intergenerational bridge with reading

a James A. Dever Elementary School recently saw the return of its Intergenerational Reading Program where students from first grade to fourth grade paired up with volunteers from the National …


50 years of a better world thanks to Title IX

Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 tackled all kinds of discrimination when it came to employment and public accommodation, it bothered Sen. Birch Bayh that the bill failed to address sex discrimination at schools.


I’ll take the GOP agenda — without Trump — any day

Like most people, I don’t like Trump. I’ve disdained him ever since then-developer Donald demanded drastic concessions at my beloved Jones Beach State Park . . .

Randi Kreiss

Flying the not-so-friendly skies

I wrote to Pete Buttigieg this week. I thought that the head of the U.S. Department of Transportation should know what’s up.


Millions in opioid-fighting funds are still available

Nassau County continues to hold Big Pharma accountable for the wave of destruction that the pharmaceutical companies’ highly addictive opioid drugs unleashed on families and children across the country, and right here in our own backyards.