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In the past six months, houses of worship, like many time-honored institutions have undergone a number of changes, as coronavirus restrictions forced many to switch to virtual services. Now, as those … more
When Jessica Tibaquira-Gomez first dropped her fifth-grade daughter off at Shaw Avenue Elementary School on the morning Sept. 3, she was struck by how quiet it was. Speaking on Sept. 10, shortly … more
While the world’s humans might be stuck wearing masks for some time yet, their furry, four-legged canine companions have no such restrictions, and so on Sept. 8 the Friends of Valley Stream … more
Longtime Valley Streamer Sandra Deeple, who escaped Nazi Germany and served in the Royal Air Force during World War II, celebrated her 100th birthday on Sept. 14. After fleeing to England, Deeple … more
It was a nearly cloudless morning, early, on Sept. 11, 2001, when Valley Stream resident Samuel Gay, who was in college and working as a taxi driver at the time, recalled he had made his routine … more
Nassau and Suffolk counties have both opted to postpone high school sports until January of 2021, and many colleges have moved their fall sports to the spring, as well. With sports on pause, student-athletes — especially high school seniors — and parents are left not only disappointed, but also with many lingering questions. more
In a nearly 40-minute, socially distant ceremony last Friday morning, elected and appointed Nassau officials and families of local 9/11 victims paused to remember the 348 county residents who died in … more
They gathered in the early-morning light Friday at the Hempstead Town Park at Lido to honor those killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and also to salute the thousands . . . more
When Valley Streamer Suriya Wilkins first took her then 18-month-old son, Carter, to Academic Munchkins pre-school and day-care center in Valley Stream in 2017, he was shy, she said, and struggled to … more
Village elections are scheduled for Sept. 15 this year. Originally, voting was scheduled to take place on March 18, but  was postponed as the coronavirus pandemic worsened. In 2020 two trustee … more
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