Thanksgiving drives galore this November

Amid a season of gratitude piled high with festive celebrations for many families, for others, the holidays can just as easily be a source of lack and financial stress. To ease the hardships some …


ANCHOR campers dance the night away

For yet another year, the Valley Stream American Legion Post 854 hall hosted residents from the Town of Hempstead’s ANCHOR program for an evening of dinner and dance last Tuesday. For …


About 100 cases of food were donated to Paw It Forward

The Baldwin Harbor Animal Hospital is collecting items for their second annual pet pantry. The animal hospital is working with Paw It Forward Pet Pantry in Valley Stream to collect cat and dog …


Valley Stream Herald’s founding editor dies at 87

Martha Lipchitz Jacovides, the founding editor of the Valley Stream Herald in 1991, came to the end of her life on November 4th, 2023. She was 87 years old and had been living in Belmont, MA. The …


Photo Spread: Valley Stream Veteran's Day 2023

Residents came out, with patriotic spirit to spare, in recognizing the valiant efforts of the nation’s veterans during its annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Village Bandshell on Nov. 11. The …


Staying safe: The county’s 13-second challenge

How long is 13 seconds? If you ask Google, it’s long enough to run 100 meters. Send a text message. Make a paper airplane. In Nassau County, however, it’s also the amount of time — on average — between car crashes.

Jerry Kremer

The boys and girls are back from recess

The older you get, the more you think about the times when things were simple and pleasurable. That especially applies to my years in school, when my only cares were . . .


N.Y. needs to boost financial education in our schools

Young people in New York have a great knowledge of many subjects, but they have much to learn about personal finance.


A rabbi’s musings on where antisemitism comes from

What does it mean to be antisemitic? Can Jews do better in fighting against it? This is a complex issue, and a difficult one. It requires looking outside and inside our community.