Two women, who grew up in Rockville Centre, say that they were sexually abused by three clergy members and a janitor at St. Agnes Cathedral Parish when they were children, Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian said at a news conference on Tuesday. The women, now in their 60s, were not identified.
More victims of child sexual abuse will have the chance to hold their abusers accountable after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act last week.
Sixty-nine years ago last Monday, the Nassau Daily Review-Star notified readers about one of the Long Island Rail Road’s deadliest train crashes. The night before, on Feb. 17, 1950, two trains had collided on the tracks in Rockville Centre, near Banks Avenue, killing 29 people, according to original reports, and injuring more than 100.
Love was in the air at the Sandel Senior Center on Feb. 14 as dozens of seniors gathered for a Valentine’s Day lobster lunch.
The Rockville Centre School District is just about done drawing up its tentative budget, officials said, and expect to unveil it in detail at its budget work session on Feb. 27.
A new Nassau Class A girls’ basketball champion will be crowned March 2. That’s because title-holder Elmont, in an underdog role as the No. 12-seed this season after winning back-to-back county and Long Island championships, was knocked off Friday night by No. 5 South Side, 48-39, in a first-round playoff game.
Random acts of kindness were performed last week in the name of a South Side High School graduate who died last month.
Rockville Centre’s village board honored heroes who saved a man’s life and young contest winners who supported local businesses at its meeting on Feb. 4.
The Louis Feil Charitable Lead Annuity Trust made a $1.75 million donation to South Nassau Communities Hospital to help relocate the hospital’s cancer program to a centralized comprehensive cancer center that will be based on the hospital’s main campus in Oceanside.
Rockville Centre American Legion Post 303 was one of 16 Nassau County posts honored for 100 years of service to veterans at the annual American Legion Military Ball and Post Commander Night on Feb. 16.
Runners on South Side High School’s winter track team outlasted their competitors earlier this month to claim a county championship in the 4x800-meter relay.
Marilyn Nunes Devlin, Rockville Centre’s village historian who helps run the Phillips House Museum on Hempstead Avenue, recognized Black History Month in her latest column.