Rockville Centre's Sandel Center seniors toast to 2019

“We’re going to have a countdown in case anybody fell asleep and missed it, like me,” said Jim Papa, an entertainer who serenaded members of the Sandel Senior Center at their New Year’s party on Jan. 4.

Dean and Adam Skelos head to prison after July convictions

Former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam, both of Rockville Centre, were scheduled to report to separate federal prisons on Tuesday after they were convicted on corruption charges in July following a four-week retrial.

Rockville Centre homeowners await court decision on appeal of subdivision denial

After the Rockville Centre Planning Board denied a proposal by James and Brett O’Reilly in November to subdivide their property at 220 Hempstead Ave., the homeowners now await a decision to their appeal by the State Supreme Court in Nassau County.

Stop & Shop to buy King Kullen grocery chain

Stop & Shop, the regional chain of more than 400 supermarkets, has agreed to acquire King Kullen, one of Long Island’s oldest chains of food retailers.

South Side High School students stage self-directed plays

Seniors in South Side High School’s theatre class led their classmates in putting on five student-directed plays on Jan. 4 and 5 at the school’s auditorium.

St. Agnes Cathedral School's annual Dinner Dance set for Feb. 9

St. Agnes Cathedral School’s annual Dinner Dance will be held on Feb. 9 at the Carltun in Eisenhower Park.

Mercy Medical Center unveils $5M hospice facility

Good Shepherd Hospice Center is returning to Mercy Medical Center — after about 30 years — in the form of a new $5 million, 8,400-square-foot facility. The completion of the center was commemorated at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Jan. 8.

Rockville Centre resident becomes presiding justice

The Honorable Thomas A. Adams, administrative judge of Nassau County, has been appointed as the presiding justice of the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court in the ninth and tenth judicial districts.