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Athletic Trainer advocates for diversity in field

LaTonja Lee, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee chair for the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA), is using her personal and professional experiences to implement new initiatives, outreach, and opportunities for minority communities to become involved in the athletic training profession.

Griffin wins a second term representing Assembly District 21

After a tight race, Judy Griffin has won a second term representing Assembly District 21. Griffin, a Democrat from Rockville Centre, defeated Republican challenger Patricia Canzoneri-Fitzpatrick, …

St. Agnes Cathedral School continues full-time

More than two months into the school year, St. Agnes Cathedral School is settling into a groove in an uncertain time. With roughly 575 students in kindergarten through eighth grade, the school has been providing full-time in-person instruction, and so far, officials say, the school year is going smoothly.

RVC considering pickleball courts

An avid tennis player who for the past 27 years has travelled from his Rockville Centre home to courts on Long Island’s east end to compete with a group of friends is trying to grow his new passion locally.

Restaurants in Rockville Centre brace for winter

Unseasonably mild weather recently has allowed local restaurants to take further advantage of outdoor seating, but with winter weather looming, Rockville Centre restaurant owners are bracing for the challenge of losing what has become an important segment of their business during the pandemic.


Giving thanks in 2020

In a year when so much has gone awry — so many lives lost, businesses battered, jobs vanished — it strains the imagination to think what we might be thankful for, particularly as the nation enters its second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.


County does right by small businesses

We are pleased that Nassau County Executive Laura Curran is once again promoting small businesses ahead of the holiday season — which is vital this pandemic year.


We need to pay attention to children’s mental health

The coronavirus pandemic has created a variety of hardships that have left families and children in distress. Social isolation. A mounting death toll. An estimated . . .