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Nassau County Democrats announced on Feb. 13 that County Legislator Carrié Solages had earned their official endorsement in his upcoming re-election bid. The backing marks a full return for … more
About five months after Lori Lang asked the Valley Stream Central High School District Board of Education to implement a policy that would provide private-school students with after-school transportation, Superintendent Bill Heidenreich said he would not recommend that the board move forward with the request for the next school year. more
Moody’s Investors Service, an investment advisory firm that issues loan risk assessments grades, downgraded the Village of Valley Stream’s bond rating on Feb. 15 from Baa3 to Ba1. The … more
Surrounded by dozens of supporters, Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin announced on Feb. 19 his candidacy for Hempstead Town supervisor. “We need a supervisor that will put the … more
Valley Stream will hold its village election on March 19, and two slates of candidates are vying for village mayor, two trustee seats and the position of village court justice. The trustee race is at … more
On Jan. 30, state lawmakers approved the first new gun control laws since the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act passed in 2013. Gun control advocates cheered the further tightening … more
Members of Valley Stream’s Downtown Revitalization Task Force gathered at the village courthouse on Jan. 29 to hear from three Nassau County mayors how they improved their downtowns, the … more
Responding to criticism of non-union labor at the $5.5 million Arlington Avenue sanitation transfer station reconstruction project, Racanelli Construction, the contractor hired by the village to … more
It is a spectacle that has become less frequent as private-sector union labor has declined over the past three decades, but there it was in Valley Stream last week: a 12-foot-tall rodent standing in … more
The morning commute for Elmont and Valley Stream residents used to be simple. More than a decade ago, they could hop aboard the northbound N1 bus and ride to the Jamaica subway station, or the … more
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