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At first, Mary Jo Von Tillow wasn’t sure what to think of South Hempstead resident Tommy Maher. In November 2017, Maher traveled to Las Vegas to do good deeds in honor of Von Tillow’s late … more
The time between escaping the violence of Colombia and coming to Queens at age 9 to becoming a state assemblywoman was no smooth ride for Catalina Cruz, who last November became the first “Dreamer” in New York elected to public office. more
The village will be installing artificial turf at Stephen E. Tighe Memorial Park this year, Mayor Francis X. Murray announced at the village board’s Feb. 4 meeting, after years of trying to improve the playing surface. more
A few days after Buddy Abrams’s first birthday in 2013, doctors discovered a tumor in his brain stem. “It’s essentially the worst tumor you can have in the worst way you can have it,” said his mother, Wendy. more
St. Agnes Cathedral School held its annual Dinner Dance last Saturday at the Carltun in Eisenhower Park, where community members were honored for their support and service to Catholic education. more
Members of the Sandel Senior Center joined local officials and community members on Feb. 8 as an old legend took the stage to sing some crowd favorites. more
The Louis Feil Charitable Lead Annuity Trust made a $1.75 million donation to South Nassau Communities Hospital to help relocate the hospital’s cancer program to a centralized comprehensive cancer center that will be based on the hospital’s main campus in Oceanside. more
On Jan. 30, state lawmakers approved the first new gun control laws since the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act passed in 2013. Gun control advocates cheered the further tightening … more
“You did it,” Dr. Paulinder Rai said as he smiled at Patricia Lewis. Lewis, 54, a nurse at Mercy Medical Center, sat in a wheelchair to Rai’s right, smiling back. After having both of her legs amputated last fall, she was set to head home to Rockville Centre from the Lynbrook Restorative Therapy and Nursing center last week after months of recovery. more
About 300 gathered at the St. Agnes Parish Center for a night of food, drinks and partying to raise money for the Rockville Centre Community Fund. more
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