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Mount Sinai South Nassau scores big with golf outing

Mount Sinai South Nassau raised more than $280,000 for the Oceanside hospital’s Covid-19 relief fund at its 36th annual golf outing on Sept. 14.

Nancy Howard re-elected to Rockville Centre village board

Nancy Howard emerged as the winner in Tuesday’s special election in Rockville Centre, and will continue to serve as a trustee on the village board until July 5, 2021. Howard defeated challenger Michael Scalere for the open seat by a vote of 757 to 680.

Rockville Centre Girl Scouts share STEM knowledge

Rockville Centre Girl Scout Troop No. 856 met for the first time since quarantine at the Village Green to complete their “Take Action” project, which they’d began in early 2020.

Rockville Centre goes gold for Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

In September, the goal for several Rockville Centre residents is to see the village lit up with gold in honor of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, and several campaigns are taking place to get others involved in the effort. The second annual lighting of a gold tree is scheduled for Tuesday at Village Hall, at 7:30 p.m., and efforts are under way to have the streets lit with luminarias later this month, with proceeds going to the Mary Ruchalski Foundation.

RaisingVoicesUSA educates about voting in 2020

RaisingVoicesUSA, a Rockville Centre-based advocacy group, held a virtual meeting Sept. 15 to address voting in the November 2020 election.

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The porch: not just a place, but a place in time

Nearly 50 years ago, we bought our house in Woodmere because it had a back porch.


Cuomo needs to fund the developmentally disabled

Recently, a unique mobile rally and car parade commemorated the 33rd anniversary of the closure of Willowbrook Psychiatric Hospital on Staten Island. Opened in 1947, Willowbrook was, by today’s standards, a horrific institution . . .


We’ll say it again — fill out the census

We have to wonder what President Trump has against giving people more time to fill out the U.S. census, particularly given that it must be tallied amid the global coronavirus pandemic . . .