Mohamed Tarek, a 14-year-old Elmont High School student, was walking home from a basketball game when an unlicensed driver who was trying to move into the eastbound lanes of the Southern State Parkway from North Central Avenue struck him, leaving him in a coma. In the aftermath, representatives of the State Department of Transportation agreed to conduct a traffic study at Exit 13.
When John Millwood, the senior pastor of the Apostolic Church of God 7th Day closed in late 2016 on the West Merrick Road property that would house his more than 200-member congregation, he said he felt it was God’s will for the group.
Members of the New York City Department of Corrections Desi Society Inc., activists from the New American Voters Association and a representative from Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages office shared their support for South High School Senior Abby Devi Arjune’s petition to add Diwali to school calendars at a Central High School District Board of Education meeting on Nov. 13.
For about 30 years, Donna and Marianne Moore, the co-owners of Moore Funeral Home on Jamaica Avenue, have been providing Thanksgiving lunches to senior citizens in Valley Stream. They continued the tradition this year when they served lunch to almost 300 seniors at the Charles J. Monica Senior Village Apartments, the Valley Stream Community Center and the Green Acres Senior Center.
The Valley Stream South girls’ soccer team was honored at the Valley Stream Central High School District’s Board of Education meeting on Nov. 13 for its first state championship win.
'Just another soldier going home'
Second of two parts.Pat Albarella awoke in December 1943, lying in an Army hospital bed in Tunisia, frantically feeling for his legs, which had been badly burned in Italy a few days before. Doctors …
This fall, Bill Rohe, post commander of the Valley Stream American Legion was faced with a dilemma. He had scheduled for Tuesday an annual fundraiser party benefitting Camp ANCHOR, a program and …
The Week Ahead
Play Wii games Children can play various Wii games, such as “Just Dance Kidz 2” at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library on Nov. 24. The video game time for children in kindergarten through second-grade is from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and the video game time for children in grades 3 - 6 is from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is required.