Valley Streamers to remember America’s veterans at parade

Several hundred Valley Streamers are expected to gather on Rockaway Avenue on May 28 to watch as veterans pass by and honor their fallen comrades in commemoration of Memorial Day.

Central students strut for scholarships

The Central/Memorial Parent Teacher Student Association raised more than $2,000 for scholarships and programs from its annual fashion show on May 10. “I think it went very well,” said …

‘Beautifully Reckless’ runs for cancer

Between 60 and 70 community members braved the cold and the rain on May 19 to run more than three miles around Arthur J. Hendrickson Park to raise money for scholarships and gift card packages for …

Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins on 15th

At the first sighting of the crescent moon next Tuesday, Muslims throughout the world will begin a month-long daytime fast to mark the holy month of Ramadan.According to tradition, fasting during the …

Renovations reveal life of ticket agent at Gibson

While renovating the upstairs apartment at the Gibson train station to transform it into an office space, foreman Joe Varley found some of Carrie Heinecke’s old belongings. Heinecke worked as the ticket agent at the station and lived in the apartment upstairs.

The Week Ahead

May 24 - 31

LEGO engineering classes Children in grades 3-6 can learn new LEGO skills and use critical thinking to solve problems and explore the world of engineering at the Elmont Memorial Library on May 24 …