Armed guards may surround the entrances to Long Island Jewish Valley Stream beginning in 2019, if pilot programs at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset and at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park are successful, Steve Bello, LIJ Valley Stream’s executive director, announced earlier this month.
Every July, the boards of education of the four Valley Stream school districts elect presidents to serve for the following school year. This year, John Maier was elected president of the Central High School District; Sean Douglas was tapped for the District 13 post; Donna LaRocco was selected as the president of the District 24 board; and Ken Cummings got the nod in District 30.
The District 24 Board of Education meeting was scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Monday — the agenda for the reorganization meeting, posted on the website earlier that day, confirmed the time. But it was almost 4:20 when the trustees entered the William L. Buck Multipurpose Room.
Although Steven Milazzo is celebrating 25 years as senior pastor at Bethlehem Assembly of God in Valley Stream, his service to the community started years before the milestone.
Local Muslim organizations expressed disappointment and concern last week at the June 26 U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding President Trump’s travel ban on citizens from five Muslim-majority …
After the Village of Lynbrook announced that it would no longer be holding a car show this year because it needed the parking space for the new movie theater, car enthusiasts had nowhere to go on a Thursday night in the summer.
History Hidden in Plain Sight
It would be natural to think that Rockaway News Supply Company, Inc. (Rockaway News) was named because of its location on Rockaway Avenue — but it wasn’t. The company, which sold and distributed newspapers, was founded in the Hammels neighborhood of Far Rockaway by John Somyak. In its heyday, Rockaway News delivered many papers, including the New York Times, the Daily News, the New York Post and Newsday.
Thousands sat on Fireman’s Field on July 4 to watch as fireworks exploded over Valley Stream in celebration of Independence Day.
Robert Shemanski, a 38-year-old resident of Valley Stream, was arrested yesterday in Valley Stream and charged with threatening to kill a Florida police officer. The officer, a sergeant in the West …
The last few minutes of the Valley Stream Central High School District’s June 12 Board of Education meeting were tense, as Trustee Armando Hernandez surprised fellow board members with a motion …
Tens of millions of dollars in state sales taxes are generated in Nassau County’s 64 villages each year. The state keeps part of the money, and sends part of it . . .
They aren’t vegetarian. They aren’t kosher. They aren’t fish and they aren’t fowl. They aren’t even appetizing. In fact, they don’t look edible . . .
I can still picture the last day of my fourth and final summer as a Fresh Air Fund counselor at Camp Hayden Marks, on the 2,000-acre Sharpe Reservation in upstate Fishkill, 28 years ago. The campers . . .