A Rockville Centre home has suddenly come into the spotlight. On Saturday, a day after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, news broke about her connection to the house on Dogwood Lane. Not only is it the home where her husband, Martin Ginsburg, grew up, but it was also the location of their wedding in 1954.
When local pharmacy owner Howard Jacobson heard the news in April that his longtime friend and colleague Bill Mantell, an 18-year resident of Rockville Centre, had died of Covid-19 complications, Jacobson vowed to find a way to honor the dedicated pharmacist.
Rabbi David Lerner and his family were given a warm welcome to their new Rockville Centre home this month. The Sisterhood of Congregation B’nai Sholom-Beth David presented the new rabbi with a mezuzah and joined him as he hung it on the doorpost of the parsonage on Sept. 6.
About 200 Rockville Centre residents gathered at the village’s Sept. 11 Memorial on the Village Green on Sunday to commemorate the 2001 terrorist attacks.
Nancy Howard emerged as the winner in Tuesday’s special election in Rockville Centre, and will continue to serve as a trustee on the village board until July 5, 2021. Howard defeated challenger Michael Scalere for the open seat by a vote of 757 to 680.
The High Holy Days, specifically Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, are Judaism’s answer to life’s existential predicament.
In September, the goal for several Rockville Centre residents is to see the village lit up with gold in honor of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, and several campaigns are taking place to get others involved in the effort. The second annual lighting of a gold tree is scheduled for Tuesday at Village Hall, at 7:30 p.m., and efforts are under way to have the streets lit with luminarias later this month, with proceeds going to the Mary Ruchalski Foundation.
RaisingVoicesUSA, a Rockville Centre-based advocacy group, held a virtual meeting Sept. 15 to address voting in the November 2020 election.
With students returning back to school this week for the first time since Covid-19 struck in March, the role of school nurses has become more important than ever. Tara Algerio-Vento, family nurse practitioner at Rockville Centre School District, is rising to meet the time’s most pressing challenges.
Throughout the pandemic, the Rockville Centre Police Department has been on the front lines and has kept the community safe. As a way to both show appreciation for what they are doing and to continue to keep police officers safe, Izabela Saboski, owner and president of Colour Bar Hair on North Village Avenue, is starting a community effort to help protect the members of the department amid the pandemic through donations of high-quality face masks.
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