RVC middle schoolers give out bookmarks to the sick

“This is for community service?” Mercy Medical Center patient Angelina Connolly asked with suspicion. “You didn’t do anything wrong, did you?” “No,” replied South Side Middle School …

Rockville Centre among nation’s best in music education

The Rockville Centre School District was honored with its first Best Communities for Music Education designation by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation for its outstanding …

RVC Maple Pointe resident recalls modeling days

Eileen Grubb has never shied away from a camera. The 94-year-old Maple Pointe resident was recently posing for a marketing photo to promote the assisted living facility, an activity that many of …

Molloy professor releases book on WWI and New Mexico

Molloy business professor and part-time Rockville Centre resident Dr. Daniel Cillis released a new book earlier this April. Entitled “World War I New Mexico,” it tells the story of New Mexico’s …

RVC village honored again for fiscal reporting excellence

For the 21st consecutive fiscal year, the Village of Rockville Centre has been awarded the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance …

Cook new chief of Rockville Centre Fire Department

Brian Cook has always had a passion for firefighting. As a third-generation member of the Rockville Centre Fire Department, he has risen through the ranks with the hope of one day becoming …

RVC Water Department begins hydrant flushing

The Rockville Centre Water Department will be flushing all of the village’s hydrants in the coming days. The project began on April 26 for the area north of DeMott Avenue and lying between North …

Rockville Centre bus depot shuts down

The Rockville Centre bus depot has officially closed. The Banks Avenue station, which had been on the chopping block by the Nassau Inter-County Express bus company since December, locked its doors …

RVC library participates in chick-hatching program

The Rockville Centre Public Library will welcome 12 furry friends into the world at the end of the month and residents can watch it all unfold in the comfort of their homes. The library is among …

RVC Maple Pointe's Ross celebrates 100th birthday

Maple Pointe Assisted Living in Rockville Centre now has two centenarians at its facility. Frances Ross celebrated her 100th birthday on April 14 surrounded by family and friends. She also enjoyed …

RVC's SSMS robotics team returning to world championships

For the second straight year, the South Side Middle School robotics team is heading to the world championships in Kentucky, after its hydroponics STEM project wowed the judges and earned the top spot …

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RVC police station installs drug drop-off box

Residents who are looking to get rid of expired or unused medications in a safe and easy manner will now have a way to do so. The Rockville Centre Police Department, through a partnership with CVS …

Generations come together at SSHS conference in RVC

Members of the Sandel Senior Center visited South Side High School on April 7 and spent an intimate day with the students during the 39th annual Intergernational Sharing Conference. The theme of …

Magazine lists realty company among best in U.S.

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, which has an office in Rockville Centre, was recently named one of the nation’s leading realtors, according to Real Trends magazine. The Cold Spring …