Molloy College in Rockville Centre to host 12th annual Palliative Care Conference

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, many sick patients were unable to see their loved ones in-person. During that trying time, it put even more of an emphasis on the importance of palliative care, a type of specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses that focuses on providing relief and comfort from the symptoms and stress of those illnesses.

A happy 100th birthday at Maple Pointe in Rockville Centre

It was a day of celebration at Maple Pointe at Rockville Centre on May 13 as Theresa Laterza celebrated her 100th birthday.

South Side wins playoff opener

After making history last year with its first ever country finals appearance, South Side girls’ lacrosse is primed for another deep playoff run.Competing among the best teams in Nassau County …

Donna Downing looks ahead after winning Rockville Centre school board election

When polls closed last Tuesday, Rockville Centre residents approved the $129 million budget for the 2022-23 school year and elected challenger Donna Downing to the school board over John O’Shea.

Crime watch: Rockville Centre

Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Rockville Centre Police Department.

Editorial

Your voice is more important now than ever

It’s likely the eve of the destruction of Roe v. Wade — an act likely to be met with cheers or outrage, depending on which side of the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court abortion case people land on. And what comes next could very well be up to your state legislator.

Op-Ed

My friend Mike, and his new interest in guns

My friend Mike is a gentle soul with a quick sense of humor. We met when we studied journalism at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Center and worked endlessly on the school newspaper, Seawanhaka.

Randi Kreiss

When the pandemic hits home

Two Sundays ago my husband tested positive for Covid-19. He was at home on the East Coast and I was visiting grandkids on the West Coast. It was the very last night of my trip; he called to say he had a cold . . .

Op-Ed

A leaking Supreme Court puts us at risk

Let’s be clear. The calculated illegal leak of a draft decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is akin to leaking the launch codes for America’s nuclear arsenal.