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A lack of communication coupled with a longer-than-average billing period contributed to the shock that New York American Water customers had when they opened their bills last year, according to an audit that the state Public Service Commission accepted on July 11. more
After the Nassau County Planning Commission rejected a proposal to build a three-story, 18-unit apartment complex at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and Cochran Place, the Valley Stream Board of Zoning Appeals held a public hearing on July 2 to determine if it should override that decision, which would have required a supermajority, or four out of the five members, to vote in favor of the proposal. more
The New York State Senate voted in June to pass two of State Sen. Todd Kaminsky’s bills designed to reform industrial development agencies. more
The Village of Valley Stream will be holding public hearings on six proposed local laws. The hearings are scheduled for the Aug. 19 Board of Trustees meeting at Village Hall. Of the proposed … more
Fifty-four students were removed from Valley Stream schools this year for not residing within district boundaries, the Central High School District’s Residency Advisory Committee reported on June 17. more
For the past two years, Devi Arjune has been petitioning the Valley Stream Central High School District Board of Education to add Diwali to the school calendar — she has collected more than 2,000 online and 60 print signatures for her petition, and has garnered support from Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages and State Sen. Todd Kaminsky. On June 13, she continued her efforts by speaking to members of all four Valley Stream Boards of Education. more
Two Central High School District trustees surprised audience members at the district’s June 11 meeting, when they made motions to help fix North High School’s alleged crowding issue. First, … more
State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the … more
Valley Stream School District 30’s Board of Education race became embroiled in controversy last week when, on the eve of the May 21 election, the principal of Shaw Avenue School appeared to endorse … more
Valley Stream School District 30’s Board of Education race became embroiled in controversy last week when, on the eve of the May 21 election, the principal of Shaw Avenue School appeared to endorse … more
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