Village officials thank Rockville Centre Fire Chief Brian Cook for service, leadership

Village officials lauded Brian Cook, who addressed the Board of Trustees for the last time as chief of the Rockville Centre Fire Department during a meeting at Village Hall on April 1.

Rockville Centre mayor, three other village officials to seek re-election in June

The Village of Rockville Centre will hold an election on Tuesday, June 18, as Mayor Francis X. Murray, Village Justice William Croutier Jr., Deputy Mayor Kathy Baxley and Trustee Michael Sepe will seek re-election to four-year terms.

OBITUARY

Eugene J. Murray, former Rockville Centre mayor, dies at 93

Eugene J. Murray, a lifelong Rockville Centre resident who served as mayor of the village from 1987 to 2007, died on Tuesday at his home. He was 93.

Heralds earn 20 New York Press Association awards

The Herald Community Newspapers captured 20 awards in the New York Press Association’s 2018 Better Newspaper Contest, including several top honors for editorial and advertising excellence. …

Rockville Centre Education Foundation raises money for classroom initiatives at annual gala

The Rockville Centre Education Foundation held its 29th fundraising gala on April 6 at the Cherry Valley Country Club in Garden City, during which it honored those who have enhanced Rockville Centre through technology.

Health

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center opens in central Nassau

Thirty-nine-year-old Stacy Miranda is an ice climber — that is, she scales cliff faces coated in ice. She does so as a member of Climb for Hope, a nonprofit organization that raises funds to …

Rockville Centre Lions Club’s Walking Rally on April 13 to benefit Mr. B’s Playground

A fundraiser organized by the Rockville Centre Lion Club will take participants on a hunt around the village on April 13 in search of answers to a series of clues for a cash prize.