Corrected: There's nothing to fear in bail-reform law

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 …

Sandel Center: ‘A home away from home’

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.

Reconnect RVC encourages students to unplug

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.

Backyard Players help bring Google speech project to Molloy

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.

RVC Athletic Director Roseto named Director of the Year

The work of Carol Roseto, athletic director of the Rockville Centre School District, has been recognized at the state’s highest level.