’Tis the season at the RVC Recreation Center

Dozens of families turned out for Rockville Centre’s annual Breakfast with Santa’s Helpers at the Recreation Center last Sunday.

Rockville Centre remembers the attack on Pearl Harbor

A few dozen veterans from Rockville Centre and neighboring communities gathered at Mill River Complex Park on Dec. 7 with local officials to remember the attacks on Pearl Harbor.

St. Agnes Cathedral School unveils Centennial Prayer Walk

The St. Agnes Cathedral School officially unveiled its Centennial Prayer Walk on Dec. 7, which was built to celebrate the institution’s 100-year history.

Molloy receives $1.5 million to delve deeper into L.I. history

Molloy College is better equipped to begin unearthing the historical context behind some of Long Island’s economic and social issues after receiving a $1.5 million donation from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation.

Rockville Centre lawyer releases first novel at 65

Ed Byrne, Rockville Centre resident and author of the newly released novel “Love’s Not Over ‘Til It’s Over,” said that in his mind, he holds an image of unbelievably soft baby …

Toy drive lights up Rockville Centre with holiday cheer

Most passers-by moseying along Cedar Avenue slow down in front of the same house, entranced by the nearly 300,000 bulbs that awaken holiday spirit in a way that only few things can. Another source of that cheer is generosity.

Mass removal of Rockville Centre's dying pear trees is imminent

More than 100 Rockville Centre residents are considering removing dying pear trees on the curbsides outside of their homes in the coming weeks as part of a “tackling trees” initiative set up by the RVC Conservancy this past summer.

Foster children adopted at Nassau County ceremony

At an event held at the Long Island Children’s Museum in Garden City on Nov. 20, Nassau County’s Department of Social Services hosted an adoption ceremony to celebrate National Adoption Day. …

Emotional South Side H.S. presentation focuses on addiction

On the day before he succumbed to his final heroin overdose, Kevin Glenz was in a hospital in Iowa, recovering from his penultimate one. On the phone, he told his father, Larry, “Dad, you can’t …

Chanukah: A time to find, share the light within you

Chanukah, the Festival of Light, reminds us of our responsibility to bring light into a world that sometimes seems so dark. All around us we see signs of doom and gloom and the news seems to grow more depressing by the day. Feelings of uncertainty make us fearful for the future in a way that is unfamiliar to us.

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What victims should know about the RVC Diocese’s Compensation Fund

There has been much written recently about the establishment of the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program, created specifically to compensate survivors of sexual abuse by their clergy. That’s no surprise. This is a big announcement, as it literally gives certain victims what may be their last chance to file a claim.