Tackling divisiveness, disrupting the status quo, showing up for something you believe in and changing the world were just a few of the messages former Ohio Gov. John Kasich shared with a crowd of several hundred at Molloy College on April 10.
Though Republican Nassau County legislators earlier this month made it clear that they would not support a 5-cent fee on paper bags, their colleagues in and around Rockville Centre are dedicated to pushing the measure, which they say will spur more people to bring reusable bags when shopping.
Rockville Centre Police arrested a convenience store employee who allegedly sold vaping products to people under 21 in the midst of a battle by community members to curb vape use among local youth.
Volunteers for South Nassau Communities Hospital came together for the 63rd annual Volunteer Luncheon on April 10.
The Rockville Centre Lions Club held its first Walking Rally fundraiser on April 13, which raised roughly $12,000 for Mr. B’s all-inclusive playground.
RVC Blue Speaks, a Rockville Centre-based organization that had raised more than $150,000 for autism support and awareness since it was founded in 2017, held its annual gala on April 13. The event added to that total, bringing in roughly $85,000.
St. Agnes Cathedral School staged Mary Poppins Jr. on April 11, 12 and 13, as hundreds packed the school’s auditorium over the three nights to enjoy the classic.
Community groups and residents from Rockville Centre and beyond gathered at Smith Pond at Reverend Morgan Days Park on April 13 to clean the waterway and surrounding areas, collecting more than 50 bags of garbage.
Ellen L. Abrams, née Cooperman, of Rockville Centre, died peacefully on March 27 in the presence of her sons at Whisper Woods in Smithtown. She was 74.
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.
What is the past participle of rive? Do you know many pecks there are in 597 quarts, or the number of rods in 8 ½ miles? Such answers can be found in Higher Lessons in English, by Reed & Kellogg, and Complete Graded Arithmetic, by George E. Atwood, each written in the late 19th century.
I once heard an archeologist use an expression in an interview that has since become one of my favorites: The way to keep a trail alive is to walk on it.
Passover, Pesach in Hebrew, is a time when we are asked to examine the relationship between freedom and social responsibility.