Rockville Centre school officials are mulling how to safely host the 106th annual Red and Blue event while staying true to its traditions amid the unpredictability of the continuing coronavirus pandemic.
The debate over masking children in schools has intensified in Rockville Centre since County Executive Bruce Blakeman held a news conference on Jan. 6, at which he signed executive orders directing local boards of education to vote later this month on whether their district should mandate mask use.
Amid a surge in positive cases of the coronavirus due to the Omicron variant, physicians and administrators at Catholic Health’s Mercy Hospital have made a renewed push to urge residents to get their vaccinations and boosters and continue to wear masks.
With a new year ushered in, Rockville Centre village and school officials have plenty of goals they hope to see to fruition in 2022.
Village officials and the former owners of a plot of land at 220 Hempstead Ave. have yet to reach an agreement on deeding a road that runs through the area to the village.
At the Jan. 13 Board of Education meeting, Acting Superintendent Robert Bartels said he believed that despite an increase in coronavirus cases across Nassau County due to the Omicron variant, students are better off learning in school instead of switching to a remote model.
The fifth annual Rockville Centre Breast Cancer Coalition Gala originally scheduled for Jan. 21 has been postponed to March 11 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Garden City Hotel.
The South Side girls’ basketball team is back on track for a postseason push after winning twice in less than 24 hours.The Cyclones entered last weekend in a slump with three losses in their …
Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Rockville Centre Police Department.
John Daniel Hawke, Jr., the 28th U.S. comptroller of the currency, formerly of Rockville Centre, died in his home in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 3 surrounded by his family. He was 88.
I have been blessed to raise my hand and pledge to serve my community as an elected official many times over the past 16 years. However, last Monday was the first — and hopefully, last — time that I will take the oath of office in my living room.
When U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi announced his Democratic primary run against Gov. Kathy Hochul, it may have seemed like a D’Amato moment.
I really needed to get on the Smart HQ website to get my new G.E. Café Series kitchen appliances online. Oh, you didn’t know? You must have internet-friendly ovens and cooktops these days.
Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder convened a news conference on Jan. 13 to make a point: The state’s bail reform law, enacted in January 2020, needs further reform . . .