“I had a good run,” said Luca Miceli, standing behind the counter of his pizzeria, which was set to close the following day. “Lots of good times, friends that I meet. . . . Now it comes to an end.”
History was made at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, and it didn’t involve Billy Joel or the Islanders. About a dozen Molloy students emerged from the Uniondale arena’s tunnel, walking single file to half-court, where six of them settled in front of computer screens to get ready for battle against counterparts from New York Institute of Technology.
The Hispanic Brotherhood of Rockville Centre is still recovering financially after a total of $2,600 was taken from a locked cabinet in the organization’s office on two separate occasions in October, employees said. “It’s been very traumatic,” said Marguerite Keller, co-director of the Brotherhood.
“When I was out there drinking and drugging, I thought I wasn’t hurting anyone but myself, but your actions do affect other people,” said Stephen Hill, a recovering addict, motivational speaker and author of “A Journey to Recovery: Speak Sobriety.”
Residents gathered and got into the holiday spirit at the annual tree lighting on Nov. 29. Families and community members enjoyed free hot chocolate, photo-ops with Frosty and Rudolph, Christmas carols and a visit from Santa Claus.
South Side High School recently recognized the 48 students who were inducted into the New York State Science Honor Society on Oct. 29. The honor society is endorsed by the New York State Science …
“The idea that a Holocaust survivor disappears, his story does not,” said Irving Roth, a friend of Ray Fishler’s. “His spirit and soul continues to live.” Fishler, of Wayne, N.J., a former Rockville Centre resident who shared his stories of the Holocaust to inspire local students and families, died on Nov. 19.
Sean McGowan has wanted to be an actor since elementary school. With the support of his family, friends and teachers, the 21-year-old Valley Stream resident with Down syndrome is pursuing that dream.
After Sean O’Brien recently opened up about the abuse he suffered at the hands of a St. Agnes Cathedral priest while serving as an altar boy nearly 40 years ago, the support he received from the Rockville Centre community was more than he imagined.
After years of war against the Seleucid Empire, the Jews won back the holy temple in Jerusalem. The Greeks had desecrated the temple, making it a place to bring sacrifices to their chief god, Zeus. The Maccabees cleaned the temple and rededicated it to the service of the Jewish people and God. T
Representatives of South Nassau Communities Hospital and the Mount Sinai Health System were set to finalize a partnership at a news conference on Dec. 4. The merger makes South Nassau the Long Island …
Evelyn McAteer, born and raised in Rockville Centre, celebrated her 100th birthday on Nov. 27 at Maple Pointe Assisted Living.