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Valley Stream native Naomi Osaka wins Australian Open

Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka, who spent a portion of her childhood in Valley Stream, won the Australian Open last Saturday, beating out former champion Serena Williams, and earning a 6-4, 6-3 victory …

Village unveils new street signs after address mix-ups

Valley Stream village officials unveiled street signs for the newly renamed Birch Way on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The change is intended to resolve years of delivery and emergency services mix-ups between …

On Valentine's Day valley streamers discuss love and singleness

In 2010, when Valley Stream resident, Steve Vaccaro, was 44, he said he had decided that although he was not in a romantic relationship, he could still be in a relationship with God — which …

Despite pandemic, Sylvan Place neighbors continue to give back

Each year, the neighbors on Sylvan Place raise funds throughout the holiday season to donate to the Camp ANCHOR Program Fund and Sunrise Day Camp, and they finish it off with a unique twist: a …


A year later, lessons learned from the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic reached Long Island a year ago next week, at first bringing a handful of cases before it dug in and exploded, wreaking havoc.


So now that you’re vaccinated . . .

I applaud the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent guidance update recommending that people who are fully vaccinated not be confined to quarantine after exposure to a case of Covid-19.

Randi Kreiss

A governor bruised by a pandemic mistake

I admired Gov. Mario Cuomo so much that I actually bought an old CD of his speeches some years ago, and I actually listened to them. So I am educated in the successes and rhetorical and political skills of the Cuomo boys.


How do you know I’m from Lawn Guyland?

I was in Ryann’s Wines in East Meadow around the holidays, standing at the checkout, when a fellow customer, a man in his 70s, called out to a 20-something employee from across the store.