Valley Stream Cub Scouts bridge over to Boy Scouts

About 200 family members and friends gathered at the Holy Name of Mary School on March 3 to watch as 55 members of Cub Scout Pack 367 moved up in rank. and five boys became Boy Scouts.

Parents hear about District 30 services

More than 100 parents and many of their children flooded into the Shaw Avenue School on March 5, to learn about the special services District 30 provides to its students, and to learn as well how parents could help their students at home as part of the district’s third annual Taste of Service parent fair.

Sixth-graders get firsthand look at Village of Valley Stream operations

Two sixth-graders learned how the Village of Valley Stream functions on Feb. 21, when Mayor Edwin Fare relinquished his authority to the students as part of the seventh annual Mayor For a Day.

‘Triangle Fire’ composer wins state arts grant

Leonard Lehman is one of those people who, in the space of a single lifetime, connect many of the different worlds of 20th-century music. He knew and worked with such figures as Leonard Bernstein and Nadia Boulanger. And although he is an American, he spent much of his early career in Europe, living mostly in the German cities of Berlin, Bremerhaven and Heidelberg.

Lincoln, Lafayette visit Valley Stream

About 40 Valley Streamers listened to the stories of Abraham Lincoln and General Lafayette from members of the Valley Stream Historical Society who were dressed up as the historical figures at the Pagan-Fletcher Restoration on Feb. 18.

The Week Ahead

March 15 - 22

Mystery bag challenge Teenagers in sixth- through 12-grade can create their own projects at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library on March 16, at 6 p.m. Each teenager will receive a bag containing …