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Mitchell's Restaurant, established in 1938 on Rockaway Avenue

Mitchell's Restaurant, established in 1938 on Rockaway Avenue in Valley Stream, is one of the longest-running restaurants on Long Island. (Oct. 22, 2012) Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Valley Stream is a village established in 1843 and incorporated in 1925 in southwest Nassau County. It has a population of 37,511, according to the 2010 U.S. Census.

Ancona Pizzeria & Heroes is a popular pizzeria
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Ancona Pizzeria & Heroes is a popular pizzeria located at 200 Rockaway Ave. in Valley Stream. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Mitchell's Restaurant, established in 1938 on Rockaway Avenue
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Mitchell's Restaurant, established in 1938 on Rockaway Avenue in Valley Stream, is one of the longest-running restaurants on Long Island. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Arthur J. Hendrickson Park and Pool in Valley
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Arthur J. Hendrickson Park and Pool in Valley Stream offers a community center, Sept. 11 memorial, pool, playground, scenic view of the lake, miniature golf and walkways. (Oct. 23, 2012)

Valley Stream put in a 9/11 memorial at
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Valley Stream put in a 9/11 memorial at Hendrickson Park in September to honor those who died in the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and United Airlines Flight 93 in Pennsylvania. The 2,300-pound monument is made out of a steel beam recovered from the World Trade Center site. (Oct. 23, 2012)

P.J. Harper's Restaurant, located at 58 Rockaway Ave.
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

P.J. Harper's Restaurant, located at 58 Rockaway Ave. in Valley Stream, offers sandwiches, burgers, salads and much more and also has a bar. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Larry's Pub, located at 156 Rockaway Ave. in
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Larry's Pub, located at 156 Rockaway Ave. in Valley Stream, is best known for the “World-Famous Larry Burger." (Oct. 24, 2012)

Sip This, a local coffee and entertainment shop
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Sip This, a local coffee and entertainment shop located at 64 Rockaway Ave. in Valley Stream, offers a variety of hot and cold beverages, desserts and treats, live entertainment and weekly activities. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Sip This, a local coffee and entertainment shop
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Sip This, a local coffee and entertainment shop located at 64 Rockaway Ave. in Valley Stream, offers a variety of hot and cold drinks, as well as breakfast foods and desserts. (Oct. 24, 2012)

T&F Pork Store, located at 230 Rockaway Ave.
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

T&F Pork Store, located at 230 Rockaway Ave. in Valley Stream, has been an Italian family-owned and operated business since 1976 and offers a variety of fresh meats. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Rockaway Avenue used to be known as “Rum
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Rockaway Avenue used to be known as “Rum Junction” when Valley Stream was first established back in 1843, due to its popular night life. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Little Sugar Shop, located at 4 East Valley
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Little Sugar Shop, located at 4 East Valley Stream Blvd. in Valley Stream, offers a variety of pastries, cakes and custom sweets. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Kidz Stuff, a children's consignment shop, is located
Photo Credit: Amanda Douville

Kidz Stuff, a children's consignment shop, is located at 205 Rockaway Ave. in Valley Stream. (Oct. 24, 2012)

Valley Stream's dog park is located behind the
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Valley Stream's dog park is located behind the bandshell in the Village Green between South Central Avenue and Hicks Street. There's two closed areas for small and large dogs. (Oct. 11, 2012)

A firefighters memorial is located at the corner
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

A firefighters memorial is located at the corner of South Franklin Avenue and Station Plaza in Valley Stream. (Oct. 11, 2012)

The Valley Stream station on the Long Island
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The Valley Stream station on the Long Island Rail Road is located at Franklin Avenue and Sunrise Highway. There's an enclosed waiting area and escalators to the platform. (Oct. 11, 2012)

The Village of Valley Stream's skate park and
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The Village of Valley Stream's skate park and hockey rink is located off Sunrise Highway next to the Valley Stream station on the Long Island Rail Road. (Oct. 11, 2012)

The Village of Valley Stream was established in
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The Village of Valley Stream was established in 1843 and incorporated in 1925 in southwest Nassau County. It has a population of 37,511, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. (Oct. 11, 2012)

The Pagan-Fletcher Restoration, at 143 Hendrickson Ave. in
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The Pagan-Fletcher Restoration, at 143 Hendrickson Ave. in Valley Stream, was built in the 1840s and refurbished between 1900 and 1916. It is the only surviving mid-19th century structure in the village and was home to the Robert Pagan and his family, the area's first permanent settlers. The house was also the site of the village's first post office. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (Oct. 11, 2012)

The Village Green Park in Valley Stream. (Oct.
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The Village Green Park in Valley Stream. (Oct. 11, 2012)

The Grace United Methodist Church is at 21
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The Grace United Methodist Church is at 21 South Franklin Ave. in Valley Stream. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Valley Stream State Park has picnic areas with
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Valley Stream State Park has picnic areas with tables, grills, playgrounds, ball fields, nature trails, a walking course, half-mile loop and more. (Oct. 11, 2012)

The Valley Stream Veterans of Foreign Wars Post
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The Valley Stream Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1790 is at 65 E. Merrick Rd. in Valley Stream. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Valley Stream South High School, 150 Jedwood Place.
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Valley Stream South High School, 150 Jedwood Place. (April 9, 2012)

Green Acres Mall is located at 2034 Sunrise
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Green Acres Mall is located at 2034 Sunrise Hwy. in Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

Robert W. Carbonaro Elementary School, 50 Hungry Harbor
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Robert W. Carbonaro Elementary School, 50 Hungry Harbor Rd., Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

Valley Stream North High School at 750 Herman
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Valley Stream North High School at 750 Herman Ave. in Franklin Square. It is a part of the Valley Stream Central High School District. (April 9, 2012)

Willow Road Elementary at 880 Catalpa Dr. in
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Willow Road Elementary at 880 Catalpa Dr. in Franklin Square. It is a part of the Valley Stream Union Free School District. (April 9, 2012)

James A. Dever Elementary School, 585 North Corona
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

James A. Dever Elementary School, 585 North Corona Ave., Valley Stream, seen here April 9, 2012.

Howell Road Elementary School, 1475 Howell Rd., in
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Howell Road Elementary School, 1475 Howell Rd., in Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

The A.J. Hendrickson Park and Pool complex is
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

The A.J. Hendrickson Park and Pool complex is on West Merrick Road between North Franklin Avenue and Fletcher Avenue in Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

Wheeler Avenue Elementary School, 1 West Wheeler Ave.,
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Wheeler Avenue Elementary School, 1 West Wheeler Ave., Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

Valley Stream Central High School, 135 Fletcher Ave.,
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Valley Stream Central High School, 135 Fletcher Ave., in Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

Shaw Avenue School, 99 Shaw Ave., Valley Stream.
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Shaw Avenue School, 99 Shaw Ave., Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

Clear Stream Avenue Elementary School, 60 Clear Stream
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Clear Stream Avenue Elementary School, 60 Clear Stream Ave., Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

Valley Stream village officials have announced a pilot
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Valley Stream village officials have announced a pilot project to expand the village’s cultural arts program, by transforming the village courtroom into a theater and presenting the first of what might be a series of live performances in Village Hall. (April 9, 2012)

The U.S. Post Office in Valley Stream, 111
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

The U.S. Post Office in Valley Stream, 111 South Franklin Ave. (April 9, 2012)

Valley Stream Fire Department Headquarters, 123 South Central
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Valley Stream Fire Department Headquarters, 123 South Central Ave. (April 9, 2012)

Itgen's Ice Cream Parlour at 211 Rockaway Ave.
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Itgen's Ice Cream Parlour at 211 Rockaway Ave. in Valley Stream offers a variety of homemade ice cream and candies, as well as lunch. (April 9, 2012)

Sal & Vin's Barber Shop at 24 Rockaway
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Sal & Vin's Barber Shop at 24 Rockaway Ave. in Valley Stream has been serving the community since 1952. (April 9, 2012)

Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School, 24 Brooklyn Ave., in
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School, 24 Brooklyn Ave., in Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

William L. Buck Elementary School, 75 Horton Ave.,
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

William L. Buck Elementary School, 75 Horton Ave., Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

The Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 888 Rockaway
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

The Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 888 Rockaway Ave., Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

The Valley Stream Long Island Rail Road station
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

The Valley Stream Long Island Rail Road station is at Franklin Avenue and Sunrise Highway, just west of Rockaway Avenue. (April 9, 2012)

Forest Road Elementary School, 16 Forest Rd., Valley
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Forest Road Elementary School, 16 Forest Rd., Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012)

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