Just five days after the anniversary of New York City Police Detective Steven McDonald’s death in 2017, state and local elected officials honored him at Hempstead Lake State Park on Jan. 15. …
Despite restrictions that remain in place as the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise, students at Molloy College in Rockville Centre are striving for some normalcy in their campus life. On Sunday and Monday, nearly 200 students returned to school and moved into its three residence halls for the spring semester — about 35 more students than lived on campus last fall. To ensure social distancing, they moved in by scheduled appointment, avoiding crowded elevators and hallways as they hauled in suitcases and supplies.
He learned to love sports from a grandparent, he learned to love a spouse after recovering from a car accident and he spread his love of sports by coaching and constantly teaching players how to shoot a basketball or hit a baseball or softball, no matter their age.
After about a month of trying to secure a date for the Covid-19 vaccination, residents and staff at Maple Pointe Assisted Living in Rockville Centre were finally inoculated on Monday. A clinic was set up at the facility by CVS Pharmacy, which administered the vaccine.
Even in normal times, the Knights of Columbus St. Agnes Council No. 2548 strives to support the community through numerous programs and fundraisers to help contribute financially to local organizations like the Interfaith Nutrition Network (INN), youth basketball, St. Vincent DePaul’s, Camp Anchor, and many more. But these are not normal times. When members of the men’s Catholic fraternity saw long lines leading up to The Experience Vineyard Church on Merrick Road, they saw another challenge to take on: local families struggling to put food on the table.
Cases of Covid-19 in Rockville Centre continue to rise, but many people are optimistic as vaccinations for the virus continue at Mercy Medical Center. Last week, the hospital began administering the vaccine to Emergency Medical Services workers while also rolling out the second round of inoculations to staff members.
Joseph T. Lawless, of Rockville Centre, and Stuart, FL, died on Jan. 2, 2021, at the age of 90.
U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, of Glen Cove, was in the House of Representatives chamber when the Capitol was breached Wednesday afternoon. A debate over certification of Electoral College results in the presidential race was just getting under way, sometime between 3 and 4 p.m.. Then, abruptly, members of Congress were instructed to retrieve the gas masks from under their chairs.
As businesses in Rockville Centre shut down in March, Michelle James Wettstein took action. On March 18, days into the lockdown ordered by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Wettstein formed a Facebook group called “Support for Local Businesses & Frontline Workers,” and had more than 700 members within the first five days. The group grew to more than 1,500 over the next few months, and provided support to struggling businesses as well as workers on the front lines of the battle against the coronavirus who were stretched thin.
Nurses have been deemed heroes since the coronavirus pandemic began, and that description hit home with the Wolfson family, of Rockville Centre, after tragedy struck in November.
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