Valley Stream coffeehouse closes after 9 years
Hundreds of its devoted fans waited for hours to say goodbye.
Water main break temporarily shuts down Nassau intersection
Police say the intersection of Rockaway Avenue and Peninsula Boulevard on the border of Lynbrook, Valley Stream and Hewlett has reopened.
Allyson Mestel-Schapira: 'Brought joy to anybody she encountered'
A speech pathologist at PS 229 in Woodside, Mestel-Schapira was known for organizing birthday celebrations and social outings.
Valley Stream 13 district cuts budget hike in half
The district's board on Tuesday night unanimously endorsed a revised $54.4 million budget that would raise spending 2.51% and tax revenue 1%.
Edgar Ednalino: Pediatrician had a love for music
Accomplished on the piano, guitar and vocals, he enjoyed emulating the Beatles and Patsy Cline and making those around him happy.
Boozy sundaes, ice cream sandwiches debut at LI eatery
Try the Birthday Buzz (cake-batter-vodka-martini ice cream topped with Prosecco and sprinkles) or the Day Drinker (mango-margarita sorbet and raspberry-limoncello sorbet topped with Prosecco and fruit gummies).
Paul Shelden: Musician and music professor who played at the White House
"You must always train your attention on the beat immediately in front of you," Shelden would tell his son Seth.
Michael Field of Valley Stream: Volunteer firefighter and EMT
Over 33 years, Field served the company as a lieutenant, as a captain, and since 2007 as a warden on the department fire council. He also enjoyed being the head adviser for the Valley Stream Junior Fire Department.
COVID-19 places 'glaring light' on health inequities
Government and health officials said they are developing strategies to improve minorities' health outcomes as a result of the coronavirus.
Richard Passman: Aerospace engineer was known as a 'Renaissance man'
He played baseball and golf — and the piano — painted still lifes and co-authored a book about the record-breaking X-15 aircraft and its test pilots.