A former musical director at St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for receiving child pornography and sending sexually explicit photos of boys to an undercover police officer using the screen name “pervdad516.”
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.
One of the longest tenured employees in the Village of Rockville Centre called it a career after more than three decades of service.
It took all of regulation and two series of overtime to decide last Saturday’s Nassau Conference III football game between South Side and Floral Park. The pendulum shifted in both directions …
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.
Race and racism are in the news and on our minds. In response, many thoughtful commentaries have referred to W.E.B. Du Bois and James Baldwin, both of whom, in their day, wrote about the “Negro problem.”
I follow the developments in the political world to keep myself up to date on the issues. Sadly, the more I read, the more I’m convinced that the American political system has been poisoned . . .
It’s the job nobody wants, but when you get a diagnosis of breast cancer, the job is yours.