The second annual “Raising Voices, Raising Women” aimed to inspire girls through storytelling. Each woman who participated read from a children’s book about influential women.
Dozens gathered at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Rockville Centre on Monday to celebrate the birthday of the center’s namesake, a man who dedicated his life to advocating for equality. The program included song and dance performances by local residents — including children enrolled in the after-school program — interspersed with video footage of King’s speeches.
In honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, students gathered at Molloy College for the second annual Day of Service, engaging in a variety of projects on the morning of Jan. 20.
A new organization has emerged for developing top-notch young athletes in Rockville Centre, one that employs professional athletes as coaches and also relies on student volunteers to train younger athletes, a system that has proven to be mutually beneficial.
Oceanside and Rockville Centre community members rallied behind 25 people with limb loss and limb differences on Jan. 11 for the Limb Kind Foundation’s inaugural “Show Your Shine” adaptive runway event.
MTA Long Island Rail Road and Molloy College have partnered to provide the first-ever discounted college ticket initiative for full-time students traveling to and from campus on the LIRR.
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.
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.
A rare collaboration of music and science is coming to Rockville Centre next month, combining an orchestra performance with images of space. On Sunday, Feb. 16, the Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of David Bernard, will present Out of this World, a multi-media event that includes a performance of Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” with imagery and commentary presented by astrophysicist Dr. Jackie Faherty, at the Madison Theatre at Molloy College.
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 …