After an hour of courteous debate at a special meeting on July 23, the Village of Rockville Centre board of trustees voted to claim ownership of Killarney Lane, a new street that will lead into a cul-de-sac of a development at 220 Hempstead Ave.
The Village of Rockville Centre’s Sandel Senior Center, on South Park Avenue, remains temporarily closed, but its staff is working hard to keep senior residents connected while physically apart.
If not for the efforts of a South Hempstead mother of three, staff members at Mercy Medical Center, Mount Sinai South Nassau and other local hospitals might not have been so well fed during the coronavirus pandemic, and several Rockville Centre businesses might not have survived the crisis.
After four months of closure to the public, the Rockville Centre Public Library has reopened its doors to patrons. On Monday, the library began offering limited services in the building, including allowing people to browse for books.
While low-risk indoor arts and entertainment is included in Long Island’s Phase Four reopening of the economy, which began on July 8, gyms and bowling centers have been excluded, causing a strain for several Rockville Centre businesses.
The coronavirus pandemic has presented new challenges to local community centers, including the Sandel Senior Center and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Center in Rockville Centre. Nassau County has responded by distributing $45,000 in federal grant funding to the centers to help them better serve residents during this time.
Rabbi Michael Cohen, who officially became rabbi of Central Synagogue-Beth Emeth (CSBE) on July 1, knew that a rabbinical career was his calling since his teenage years.
Every Wednesday and Friday, staff members at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Center in Rockville Centre have been turning the recreation room into a roller rink.
About 40 residents gathered outside Stephen E. Tighe Memorial Park Monday evening to protest the village’s installation of an artificial-turf field there.
Micah Dank, a Rockville Centre native and Baldwin resident, explores astrology and hidden codes in his debut novel “Beneath the Veil,” the first in a series entitled “Into the Rabbit Hole.”
The Village of Rockville Centre will hold a special election for trustee on Sept. 15.
The Tommy Brull Foundation is hosting a virtual bingo fundraiser on Aug. 5 to raise money for the Anchor Program Fund.
Calling all Rockville Centre musicians — the Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Playing on the Porch event is a go.