The Rockville Centre Board of Education and outgoing Superintendent June Chang reached an agreement on Oct. 7 that will enable Chang to resign in November.
September was pediatric cancer awareness month, and Rockville Centre-based group the Life for Gina Foundation continued its work to help affected families. Late last month, it partnered with the village and Mary Ruchalski Foundation for a tree lighting at village hall to spread awareness for the lack of funds currently going into pediatric cancer research.
At the Rockville Centre Board of Trustees’ meeting on Monday, Mayor Murray revealed that he had tested positive for Covid-19 on the morning of September 27, but had since been treated at Mercy Hospital with an antibody infusion.
After being cancelled last year because of the pandemic, the Tim McMullan Memorial Golf Outing returned last Friday to raise money for children with special needs. The outing at the Clearview Park Golf Course, in remembrance of the former South Side High School student who died after an unexpected injury in 2008, when he was 18, resumed its mission of helping children with special needs thanks to the donations of those who took part.
When Maggie Goodwin lost her daughter, Emma-Méabh Elizabeth, when she was 29 weeks pregnant in 2017, her grief was accompanied by shock. Goodwin, who worked as an emergency medical technician, felt unprepared for the possibility that her pregnancy would end in stillbirth.
Jason Abelove is challenging Don Clavin for Town of Hempstead supervisor. Ahead of Election Day on Nov. 2, the Herald asked the candidates questions about their goals and issues facing the community.
United Church of Rockville Centre Pastor Scott Ressman blessed cats, dogs and even stuffed animals on Oct. 3.
New coach, different conference, same result. The South Side boys’ soccer team’s move to Conference A-III proved to be a successful one this fall as the team clinched its second straight division title with Manhasset’s 1-0 loss to Hewlett last Saturday.
Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Rockville Centre Police Department.
It was a day where local eateries, businesses and bands had a chance to shine on Sunday as the Rockville Centre Chamber of Commerce presented the annual Eat, Shop, Rock event.
The race to the progressive left is under way in New York state, with word that New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is forming an “exploratory committee” and may launch a Democratic primary challenge to Gov. Kathy Hochul.
Long Island recently lost its last Sears, that once ubiquitous powerhouse retailer that sold a range of goods, from sturdy jeans to solidly built power tools and refrigerators.
Some octopuses probably could score better than I did on an SAT. It’s hard to figure, though, since they can’t hold a pen or read the questions . . .