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The Rockville Centre Zoning Board of Appeals denied an application on June 21 that called for a street frontage variance for the back two homes of a four-lot site plan at 220 Hempstead Ave. If passed, the proposal would have moved on to the village planning board for approval. more
As the Long Island Power Authority presented its integrated resource plan to residents last week, the village recommended for the electric provider to look into the possibility of installing one or two peaking units in Rockville Centre. more
Long Island Rail Road riders traveling to Hunterspoint Ave. or Atlantic Terminal will be entitled to a fare reduction averaging 25 percent during Amtrak’s repair work, the Metropolitan Transit Authority announced Tuesday. The fare reduction will take effect July 10, and will end when Amtrak’s repair work at Penn Station has been completed. more
After stating that the impact of plane noise on the health and environment is a top issue for the residents in his district, Assemblyman Brian Curran (Republican, Lynbrook) introduced legislation last week requiring the New York State Departments of Transportation and Environmental Conservation to examine and report on the effects of air traffic from John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports. more
President Trump endorsed a proposal on June 5 to privatize air-traffic control, an action that was opposed by a number of those who have voiced their frustration over the plane noise plaguing Long Island. more
By traveling a few back roads toward Rockville Centre’s Tanglewood Preserve, wanderers may stumble upon a temporary respite from the often-busy Peninsula Boulevard. Once discovered, the Center for Science Teaching and Learning appears to be a quaint escape for local residents. more
The Rockville Centre Lions Club held its sixth annual Dinner in the Dark event at the Hempstead Golf and Country Club on June 3 to help raise awareness to the challenges of those afflicted with blindness. more
Anticipating harsh commuting delays while infrastructure repairs are made this summer, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority released an extensive alternate transportation plan for Long Island Rail Road commuters on June 12. more
The Rockville Centre Chamber of Commerce held its fourth Eat.Shop.Rock event last Saturday, which offered family fun and featured a variety of local vendors. more
South Nassau Communities Hospital will honor a pair of civil servants at its 33rd annual golf outing on June 12, which will raise funds for the Oceanside medical center’s campaign to expand it emergency department. more
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