Mercy opens opioid withdrawal program

Mercy Medical Center has opened a program to help people going through withdrawal from opioid addiction. Based out of Mercy’s Outpatient Behavioral Health Services center in Garden City, the …

Strong season leaves South Side lacrosse coach confident

South Side High School’s boys’ lacrosse season ended in a familiar place this year. The team advanced to the semifinals of the Nassau County Class B tournament for the second consecutive year, …

Obituary

Jacqueline Schnitzer, 21

Jacqueline Ann Schnitzer, a Rockville Centre resident who attended Oceanside schools, died on June 16. She was 21. Schnitzer was a shining star full of promise. She graduated with honors from …

John H. Wong, 91

John H. Wong, a resident of Rockville Centre since 1968 and longtime owner of the Palace of Wong restaurant, died on June 16. He was 91. He was born on Aug. 28, 1924 in Tai Shan City in Guangdong, …

NYC ends Empire Challenge slide against L.I.

It took a record-setting performance from quarterback Sharif Harris-Legree for New York City to snap a five-game losing streak against Long Island in the 21st annual UnitedHealthcare Empire Challenge all-star football game.

Neighbors in the News

Cannone family welcomes newborn twins

Longtime Rockville Centre residents Mary Ann and Charles Cannone announce the first set of twins born into their family. Their son, Major Anthony Cannone and his wife Megan welcomed Cora Rose and …

Editorial

Students learn the power of art to provoke

‘If there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies, to avert the evil by the process of education, the remedy to be applied is more speech, not enforced …

South Side High School class of 2016

Colby Aaron Mohammed Abdelmajid Leah Adler Matthew Allen Noah Alli Destiny Almonte Joshua Almonte Stacie Amoriello Mujahid Andrew Donna Angelis Michael Angelis Christopher Aranalde Alyssa …

Rockville Centre Fire Department wins 4th Battalion Parade in Malverne

On June 25, the Fourth Battalion Fire District, composed of the East Rockaway, Lakeview, Lynbrook, Malverne and Rockville Centre Fire Departments held their annual parade which was hosted and held in …

The end of an era in Island Park

 The skies were gray, promising rain, mirroring the emotions that played across John Vitale’s face as he watched his Island Park landmark being torn down. “My family they’re pretty upset, my …

Big turnout for Unsound's surf art show

Unsound surf shop held its 7th annual surf art show and auction on June 11, which featured live music by the Shipwrecks. Each year, the event features some of the best artists and photographers …

June 30-July 6

What's happening around Rockville Centre this week

Tennis tournament at Hempstead Lake The Hempstead Lake State Park Tennis Tournament starts July 1! The tournament is open to all ages and ability levels. All entries must be made using the …