Dr. Drew Bogner, president of Molloy College for 20 years, who will retire this spring, is the recipient of this year’s Eugene J. Murray Outstanding Service Award.
Folklorist and architectural historian Nancy Solomon has viewed many historical homes in communities around Long Island, but Rockville Centre has the largest percentage of well-preserved older homes that she has ever seen. Solomon, director of Long Island Traditions, recently completed the first phase of a reconnaissance-level survey to identify properties worthy of historic preservation, and will present her findings at the village library on Jan. 21.
Molloy College will welcome youth and their families for a day of service activities on Jan. 20 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Rockville Centre School District continues to seek support for students struggling with mental health issues and is considering a partnership with Northwell Health to allow priority access for care during the school day. Two representatives spoke at last week’s Board of Education meeting to provide an overview of what the proposed partnership would mean for students, parents and school staff within the district.
Residents are calling on the Village of Rockville Centre to create a master plan and set clear goals for the village’s future.
New York state’s new, long-overdue bail reform law, which passed last April and took effect Jan. 1, is desperately needed. Changes to the law were last made in 1971. Requiring anyone and …
The start of a new year often means setting new goals, and for many, these goals focus on health. The winter months are a good time to look for ways to stay physically active, and for seniors in Rockville Centre, the first step to keeping a new year’s resolution might be as simple as walking into the Sandel Senior Center.
Technology has pros and cons. With the prevalence of tablets, phones and other online devices, children can conveniently connect to the virtual world. Yet as a result of that screen time, many struggle in real life. Reconnect RVC, which was launched in 2018 by a group of local elementary-school teachers, is bringing its program to the John A. Anderson Recreation Center to teach elementary and middle school students how to communicate and socialize without their devices.
As more people rely on smart devices, voice recognition provides a tool that many take for granted. However, the technology causes frustration for those whose voices are not understood. An event at Molloy College in Rockville Centre on Jan. 14 will focus on improving the speech automation in these systems and reducing the likelihood of misinterpretation.
The work of Carol Roseto, athletic director of the Rockville Centre School District, has been recognized at the state’s highest level.