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Gov.: Schools, 'non-essential' businesses must stay closed until April 29

On Monday, Governor Cuomo ordered schools and non-essential businesses to remain closed until April 29 to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Previously, they were to close until April 15. At …

Sewing group from Rockville Centre makes hundreds of masks for health care workers

Early last month, two groups of moms were busy sewing costumes for their daughters’ Red and Blue competition at South Side High School. For the past week, these women have joined forces to create fabric masks for local health care professionals.

Rockville Centre community aims to prevent suicide during uncertain times

The Rockville Centre community is sending a message of hope with a new billboard by the Recreation Center on Oceanside Road.

Virtual Passover gatherings planned for Rockville Centre residents

As Passover draws near, Jewish families are forced to consider new ways of celebrating the holiday this year. A festive holiday that centers around a traditional family meal—one which often includes friends or acquaintances who have no family nearby—many had to scramble to change plans, cancel flights and accept that this year, things are vastly different.

Central Orthopedic continues on with telemedicine

Although more and more people are staying home due to the coronavirus, Central Orthopedic, an orthopedic surgery practice in Rockville Centre, has “taken a medical oath to treat our patients,” said Dr. Jordan Kerker.


Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Plant a tree in Rockville Centre this spring

From now through April 30, RVC Conservancy is taking tree orders in the village’s residential areas as part of the third annual “Tackling Trees” initiative.