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U.S. veteran discharged after 85-day battle with Covid

Rockville Centre resident Michael Williams is described by his wife, Tracey, as an alpha male who has never been afraid of a battle. Over the course of 85 days at Catholic Health’s Mercy Hospital, Williams fought Covid-19 physically and mentally — and beat it.

Rockville Centre synagogue hosts Lag B’Omer BBQ

It was a warm, sunny day last Sunday when Congregation B’nai Sholom-Beth David hosted its Lag B’Omer BBQ. It was the synagogue’s first in-person event in more than a year. With …

Vaxmobile arrives to inoculate Rockville Centre residents

The Town of Hempstead’s Vaxmobile made its way to the Rockville Centre Recreation Center on April 27 to provide a local vaccination option for residents. The mammoth truck, donned in the blue …

Rockville Centre Education Foundation hosts trivia night

The Rockville Centre Education Foundation turned business into pleasure with a charity trivia event called Big Night In last Saturday night. More than 130 players formed 22 teams to compete for trivia glory and, more important, to donate money that will go to students, teachers and staff in the school district.

Rockville Centre residents react to Chauvin guilty verdict

After former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts against him on April 20, civil rights leaders, officials and activists breathed a sigh of relief momentarily before reminding Americans of the racial challenges the nation will continue to face going forward.


We need more women elected leaders

It’s been over 27 years since Colin Ferguson stepped onto a Long Island Rail Road train in Mineola and started indiscriminately firing a 9mm pistol at passengers. The attack propelled Carolyn McCarthy to run for Congress.