Bags, socks and books for a cause

State Sen. Todd Kaminsky and STATE Bags, an online bag shop, partnered to donate on Oct. 3 roughly 400 designer bags, 800 Bombas socks and 400 elementary-age books to students at Shaw Avenue …

Village may have issued permit in error

Valley Stream building officials may have erroneously issued a building permit for the construction of a gas station on Sunrise Highway, and subsequently revoked it after construction had commenced. …

North celebrates Homecoming festival

The leaves might still be green, but fall was in the air on Sept. 28 for Valley Stream North High School’s 2019 Homecoming Festival. The autumn-themed event had a variety of activities, but the …

A new trustee for District 30

Valley Stream Elementary School District 30 announced on Sept. 20 that it had appointed longtime village resident and former Shaw Avenue student C. Sandra Okafor to its Board of Education, replacing …

South High School celebrates Homecoming 2019

Valley Stream South High School celebrated its Homecoming game on Saturday with full school pride on display. Although the football Falcons fell to the visiting team from Island Trees 24-14, students …

The Week Ahead

Oct 10 - Oct 16

The Last Mambo King comes to Arlington Starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, the last Mambo king, Orlando Marin, and his Latin-American Orchestra will be coming to Arlington Park on the corner of Arlington Avenue and West Merrick. The free concert is open to the public, so bring your chairs, relax and enjoy live music from a legendary band leader.

James-Pierre challenges Blakeman in Town 3rd Council District

Democrat Shari James-Pierre is challenging incumbent Republican Bruce Blakeman for the Town of Hempstead’s 3rd Councilmanic District. James-Pierre of Valley Stream is seeking to leverage her …