The Rockville Centre Board of Education supported a plan put forth by administrators last week that would create special classes for South Side High School students with severe learning disabilities and offer a modified version of International Baccalaureate courses that students are currently required to take.
A 1951 South Side High School alumna and longtime choral singer, Elaine Bergman, saw her first live opera as a 10th-grader in 1949, and has since performed more times than she can count at Carnegie Hall.
“Somehow, when they should have been sunk in 15 minutes, this group managed to hold off the Japanese for two and a half hours,” said George Wells, gazing at a group of American ships sailing on a shelf on the second floor of Rockville Centre’s American Legion Post 303.
“I had a good run,” said Luca Miceli, standing behind the counter of his pizzeria, which was set to close the following day. “Lots of good times, friends that I meet. . . . Now it comes to an end.”
History was made at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, and it didn’t involve Billy Joel or the Islanders. About a dozen Molloy students emerged from the Uniondale arena’s tunnel, walking single file to half-court, where six of them settled in front of computer screens to get ready for battle against counterparts from New York Institute of Technology.
The Hispanic Brotherhood of Rockville Centre is still recovering financially after a total of $2,600 was taken from a locked cabinet in the organization’s office on two separate occasions in October, employees said. “It’s been very traumatic,” said Marguerite Keller, co-director of the Brotherhood.
“When I was out there drinking and drugging, I thought I wasn’t hurting anyone but myself, but your actions do affect other people,” said Stephen Hill, a recovering addict, motivational speaker and author of “A Journey to Recovery: Speak Sobriety.”
Residents gathered and got into the holiday spirit at the annual tree lighting on Nov. 29. Families and community members enjoyed free hot chocolate, photo-ops with Frosty and Rudolph, Christmas carols and a visit from Santa Claus.
Veterans and other community members came together at Mill River Complex Park on Dec. 7 to remember those who died in the attacks on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and honor brave heroes.
Representatives of South Nassau Communities Hospital and the Mount Sinai Health System were set to finalize a partnership at a news conference on Dec. 4. The merger makes South Nassau the Long Island …
South Side High School held the Special Olympics New York Winter Fest Floor Hockey All-Star Tournament on Dec. 1.