Wilson walkathon benefits RVC playground

With many recent community events geared toward helping transform the plans for the special-needs-accessible playground adjacent to Hickey Field into a reality, a walkathon at Francis F. Wilson Elementary School on June 16 was no exception.

Molloy College ranked No. 10 on online Catholic ‘Best Value’ list

Known and respected regionally for years, Molloy College is now getting national recognition for their academic achievement and affordability from Collegevaluesonline.com, a college rankings website.

Lynbrook pool opens for the season

Residents from Lynbrook and Rockville Centre can now cool off on a hot summer day in the Lynbrook pool, which opened full-time for the summer on June 18.

Local science center has global reach

By traveling a few back roads toward Rockville Centre’s Tanglewood Preserve, wanderers may stumble upon a temporary respite from the often-busy Peninsula Boulevard. Once discovered, the Center for Science Teaching and Learning appears to be a quaint escape for local residents.

Finnegan prepares for tough stretch after putting walk on pause

The Rockville Centre man who began a quest to walk across the United States in March will continue perhaps the toughest part of his trek after a weeklong homecoming.

Old RVC church’s ‘Ascension’ across from St. Agnes

As passers-by stop on Quealy Place to look up at the beige brick St. Agnes Cathedral — home of the Diocese of Rockville Centre — a quaint church across the street can be easily overlooked.

RVC resident named coach for Inline Hockey Championship

After years of local success in the roller hockey world, Rockville Centre resident Tim McManus seeks to help lead Team USA to a title at this summer’s International Ice Hockey Federation Inline Hockey World Championship.

RVC native spreads her talents with Netflix show, book

From helping to write the movie “Bride Wars” to having acting parts in shows such as “American Dad” and “Veep”, June Diane Raphael has given the world no shortage of exposure to her incredible talents.

SSMS students finish yearlong marathon

After completing a marathon — done over the course of the school year as part of a free physical education program for children with disabilities — South Side Middle School students’ smiles radiated as they were awarded brand new sneakers.

Leggz owner MacNaughton honored at annual gala

Leggz Ltd. Dance owner Joan MacNaughton was honored by The De La Salle School during its annual spring gala at the Chateau Braind in Carle Place last month.

RVC trustees, village justice reelected

Rockville Centre trustees Edward Oppenheimer and Emilio Grillo, along with village justice Kevin McDonough, were reelected Tuesday night to four-year terms.

Senate passes bill to rename Southern State for McDonald

The State Senate last week passed a bill to rename 10 miles of the Southern State Parkway in honor of NYPD Det. and Malvernite Steven McDonald.

Former GEM Cleaners owner George Brauch dies at 100

From performing in vaudeville acts to becoming a longtime owner of a dry cleaning store in Rockville Centre, George Brauch always found himself in the public eye. His humor and catchy ads for his …