Nassau County detectives reported the arrest of a South Hempstead man after he was caught on video on Wednesday removing packages from homes in Rockville Centre, Oceanside and South Hempstead.
An alleged sex abuse victim who filed a claim in the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program last year was recently granted a settlement of $500,000, according to the man’s lawyer, Mitchell Garabedian.
Rockville Centre’s Board of Trustees tabled a local law to amend what it called outdated provisions in the village code after residents contested at a public hearing on Feb. 5 that the new version violated First Amendment rights.
Two months before the Rockville Centre Education Foundation hosts its annual gala to raise money for classroom grants in all seven of the district’s schools, teachers are beginning to think up new programs for next year.
As professional curlers vie for medals in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, Rockville Centre’s Zachary Ryan practices and competes in the sport locally, dreaming of one day …
“These things have kind of been trickling in from the veterans affairs hospitals, from Army veterans,” said Mike Musilli, an English teacher who also advises South Side High School’s Military History Club, as he pointed to half a dozen or so thank-you cards and letters on his desk. “This person’s active duty.”
South Side High School was among 24 Long Island schools and 155 in New York to be named as a Reward School by the state Education Department earlier this month, marking the third time in as many …
A 60-year Rockville Centre resident was honored with the Eastern Tennis Lifetime Achievement Award for her longtime contribution to the sport. Nancy Gill McShea, who graduated from St. Agnes High School in 1956, received the recognition on Jan. 27 at the organization’s annual awards dinner in White Plains, N.Y.
A workshop at Miss Colleen’s Elite Dancentre in Rockville Centre earlier this month was held as a way to empower young women in the community. The event was presented by Sydney’s Smiles, a nonprofit corporation with the vision to create an environment that embraces a culture of inclusion and acceptance.
Residents of Freeport, Garden City, Hempstead, Mineola and Rockville Centre received overcharged sewer usage taxes as high as 75 percent per household. Meanwhile, residents outside of these five villages were slightly undercharged, according to Nassau County Executive Laura Curran.
Judge Christopher Quinn approached the bench at the Nassau County Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon. All rose. “There will be no outbursts,” he told the dozens seated in the packed rows. After a nearly two-week trial to decide whether Rockville Centre Police Officer Anthony Federico criminally assaulted a village resident, Quinn read his verdict, finding Federico not guilty on all counts.
“It’s appropriate somehow that our meeting tonight takes place the same night as the State of the Union, because the state of our union is strong,” said Donna Downing, who moderated an event titled “Beyond #MeToo” at Central Synagogue-Beth Emeth on Jan. 31.
“I just fell in love with it,” 35-year Rockville Centre resident Sue Keller said of her two decades of volunteer service at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside. “I call it my oxygen. It’s essential to me.” Keller, 62, who entered the hospital’s volunteer program in 1998, was honored in December for reaching 24,000 hours of service.
Molloy College’s Madison Theatre is hosting a kick-off fundraiser on Feb. 17 to build a permanent school building in Uganda.
A Rockville Centre police officer was suspended without pay after he was arrested last weekend for allegedly recording a woman during a sexual encounter in his bedroom without her knowing.