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“Seventy-two years ago, I marched out of Auschwitz,” Claire Heymann said to a roomful of guests last week at the Congregation B’nai Sholom-Beth David in Rockville Centre. Among the remaining … more
For the first time ever, a female leads the Rockville Centre Junior Fire Department. “I’ve been surrounded by it my whole life,” Captain Erika Brancato, 17, said of firefighting. She made … more
Nonprofit organization RVC Blue Speaks held their second annual “Light It Up Blue” gala on Saturday, during which they raised about $65,000 for families affected by autism. “It was a huge … more
The Rockville Centre Education Foundation held their 28th annual fundraising gala on April 14 where they honored three members of the community and raised money for classroom grants. The honorees … more
The Herald Community Newspapers won big in the New York Press Association’s 2017 Better Newspaper Contest, taking home 29 awards — 26 of them for editorial excellence. That was a record … more
Elise Damas, director of the Pathway to Citizenship Long Island Program at the Central American Refugee Center in Hempstead, says she is really worried about the possible end to the Temporary Protected Status program for El Salvadorans, Hondurans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans because it could lead to a rise in crime. more
About 200 people turned out to the Sandel Senior Center last Saturday for Monte Carlo Casino Night, an annual event held by the Friends of Senior Services, Inc., to gamble eat and enjoy one another’s company. more
“Are you pushing a liberal agenda to take away the Second Amendment?” freshman Molloy College student Lou Mazza posed to Brian Stelter, host of CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” before the school’s 14th Joe and Peggy Maher Leadership Forum on April 5. “What’s your end game?” “I don’t have an agenda to push,” Stelter answered back calmly, “except for facts and decency.” more
The New York State Legislature finalized a $168.3 billion budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year just hours before its April 1 deadline. While lawmakers approved a number of provisions, such as tax … more
Elaine Duke, former Department of Homeland Security secretary, and current Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced last year that the Temporary Protected Status programs for El Salvador, Guatemala, … more
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