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Friends of Valley Stream Dogs celebrates sixth annual pool party

While the world’s humans might be stuck wearing masks for some time yet, their furry, four-legged canine companions have no such restrictions, and so on Sept. 8 the Friends of Valley Stream …

Sandra Deeple, WWII veteran and longtime Valley Streamer turns 100

Longtime Valley Streamer Sandra Deeple, who escaped Nazi Germany and served in the Royal Air Force during World War II, celebrated her 100th birthday on Sept. 14. After fleeing to England, Deeple …

Former federal auditor challenges Michaelle Solages in Assembly race

For the past seven weeks, Nicholas Zacchea has been seen handing out his biography to passersby at Long Island Rail Road stations and at supermarkets in the 22nd Assembly District, as part of his bid …

Despite need, V.S. day care center struggles amid pandemic

When Valley Streamer Suriya Wilkins first took her then 18-month-old son, Carter, to Academic Munchkins pre-school and day-care center in Valley Stream in 2017, he was shy, she said, and struggled to …


Fill out the census — the deadline is Sept. 30

Elected leaders from across Nassau County are urging — even pleading with — residents to fill out the U.S. census if they have not already done so, and time is running out.

Scott Brinton

A maddening tale of two presidencies

Donald Trump revealed his true self to The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward over the course of 18 interviews beginning last December, appearing coherent and well-informed . . .

Randi Kreiss

You’d better believe it: We are in this together

Five years ago, I returned from a visit to my kids and grandkids, who live in a mountain town in northern California, and in this space I wrote, “I have come back from the future, and if you plan on going, better wear your fire-retardant underwear.”