RVC Board of Ed, ‘Dr. J’ reach contract extension agreement

After news broke throughout the district last December that Rockville Centre Schools Superintendent Dr. William Johnson would step down at the end of the 2017-18 school year, residents — donning T-shirts that read “Keep RVC Schools Great! Keep Dr. J” — packed a January Board of Education meeting to show their support for Johnson.

Residents urge district to close gate on Bradford Court

Residents of the streets neighboring Jennie E. Hewitt Elementary School took to the lectern at a Board of Education meeting on Sept. 6 calling on the district to mitigate the parking and traffic burdens caused by an entrance to the school on Bradford Court.

Cuomo signs 9/11 first responders bill

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill championed by State Sen. Todd Kaminsky earlier this month that would provide sick time to the people who worked on the rescue, recovery and cleanup after the World …

Uncertain future for a local ‘Dreamer’

Stephanie Quispe, a participant in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program, and a recipient of a scholarship from the Hispanic Brotherhood of Rockville Centre, is on a mission to …

St. Agnes Cathedral School celebrates 100 years

As Rockville Centre’s St. Agnes Cathedral School prepares for its 100th anniversary celebration this year, two of the women who helped the institution become what it is are leading the charge.

New academic initiatives come into focus in Rockville Centre

With a new school year around the corner, the Rockville Centre School District will be expanding its offerings to students of all ages throughout its seven buildings. With help from the Rockville Centre Education Foundation, which donated $68,000 to the district in June to fund 15 initiatives for the coming year, students will have the opportunity to broaden their academic horizons.

RVC veteran puts thoughts to canvas

Down the stairs and around a corner in Rockville Centre resident Neil Leinwohl’s basement, a 4-by-6-foot painting hangs prominently on the left-side wall. “That’s called Last Laughs,” he said, eyeing the piece, which depicts oddly shaped creatures — weapons in hand — ready to fight. “It’s basically about the world today,” Leinwohl, 71, added softly. “People facing off against each other.”

Rockville Centre Links hero has saved a life before

Last October, Rockville Centre resident Rod McWalters performed CPR on Dan Lennon, who had suffered a heart attack last year on the 17th hole of the Rockville Centre Links. “As they were closing …

South Nassau Communities Hospital hosts first Soirée Under the Stars

As the sun set and the stars appeared in the sky, hundreds of doctors, nurses, elected officials and businesspeople gathered at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury for a cause vital to the …

Former Deputy Mayor Nancy Howard to be honored at 30th annual Mayor’s Golf Classic

The Rockville Links Country Club will be hosting the 30th Annual Mayor’s Golf Classic on Sept. 25. For its 30th anniversary, the event will be honoring former Deputy Mayor Nancy Howard.

Former Mayor Eugene Murray turns 92

Eugene Murray, who served as the village’s mayor from 1987 to 2007, celebrated his 92nd birthday with his children and their spouses on Aug. 9 at Rockville Links Club.