BREAKING NEWS: VSS works overtime for state crown

Valley Streamers stand together in unity

“There are very few ways to fight hate, except through love and unity,” said Rabbi Steven Graber of Temple Hillel in North Woodmere. “We’re here together hoping that it will somehow help us to start to heal as well as to be able to send a message to the families of the victims as well as the rest of America that we care.”

Gibson train station to close Nov. 10 for overpass replacement

The Long Island Rail Road is reporting that the Gibson train station, along with tracks going in both directions, will be closed all day on Nov. 10 for the replacement of the station’s pedestrian …

Valley Stream principal is Businessperson of the Year

Sandra Shanhai, the principal of the Valley Stream Christian Academy on Fairview Avenue, was named the Valley Stream Businessperson of the Year at the Nassau Council Chambers of Commerce breakfast on Oct. 19.

Valley Stream installs new fueling system for village vehicles

Mayor Ed Fare announced the grand opening of a new fueling system for village vehicles on Oct. 26 that would replace two 30-year-old single-walled 4,000-gallon tanks on Arlington Avenue with two new 12,000-gallon double-walled fuel tanks.

Valley Streamer becomes Eagle Scout

Matthew Donoghue spent his summer building a remote controlled car racetrack out of dirt and wood planks for students at Public School 159 in Bayside, Queens as part of his Eagle Scout project. That work paid off on Oct. 8, when he was officially declared an Eagle Scout.

Valley Stream schedules Nov. 19 hearing on local law changes

The Valley Stream Village Board at its Oct. 15 board of trustees meeting scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. on Nov. 19 at Village Hall to address proposed changes to 14 separate local laws that affect issues ranging from elevator inspections, to public assembly and laws governing the storage and use of explosives in the village.

The Week Ahead

Nov. 8 - 15

One-minute challenges Teenagers in grades 6 through 12 can test their coordination, problem solving and balance skills at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library on Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. Registration …