Homeowners: ‘Beautiful’ blocks now ‘barren,' — Rockville Centre village roadway program fixes streets, but temporarily removes dozens of trees

“Rockville Centre has always been a beautiful town to call home,” said resident Rich Sundermier, who has lived on Locust Avenue for more than 40 years. But after the village removed a majority of …

Rockville Centre Wing-Off supports breast cancer research

Maple Pointe held its traditional wing-tasting extravaganza on Oct. 10 to raise money for breast cancer research, during which guests came hungry and left satisfied. Certain local restaurants won …

Survivor of sexual abuse by St. Agnes Cathedral priest launches foundation for fellow victims

When Sean O’Brien watched his niece get married at St. Agnes Cathedral on Sept. 8, he wasn’t just attending a wedding. For the first time in years, he returned to the place where he says a priest sexually abused him more than 35 years ago.

‘Living in a part of history’: Couple seek to preserve 18th century Rockville Centre home

On Hempstead Avenue sits a home about 150 years older than the incorporated village. The owners want the house to become a historic landmark recognized by the Town of Hempstead. Though you won’t …


Molloy College offering new cuisine to students in wake of food quality complaints

Molloy College decided to part ways with its food vendor last week after students voiced concerns about the school’s quality of food, but has expanded its food offerings as it looks for a new one.

Nearby things to do this week in Rockville Centre

Pumpkins and pepperoni There will be pumpkin carving and pizza eating at the John A. Anderson Recreation Center at 111 N. Oceanside Road on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. For $25, families …

Rockville Centre firefighters remember fallen heroes at annual ceremony

The Rockville Centre Fire Department conducted its annual memorial service at Firefighter’s Memorial Park on Oct. 7, which remembered the members that died in the past year.

Skelos seeks leniency before re-sentencing after conviction on corruption charges

Former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is seeking leniency ahead of his re-sentencing on corruption charges, as his lawyers reportedly said that he is struggling with depression after losing his reputation and his relationship with his son Adam.

Village to start flushing out street hydrants Oct. 24

The village will be flushing out its water mains from Oct. 24 to Oct. 30. The flushing of hydrants may cause some fluctuation of water pressure or discolored water to flow into homes and businesses.