RVC remembers those lost on 20th anniversary of 9/11

On Sunday, residents gathered at the Village Green in Rockville Centre in front of the recently renovated 9/11 memorial to continue their promise to never forget the lives lost on that fateful Tuesday morning in 2001. Residents lit candles to commemorate the nearly 3,000 people that died that day, including 49 from the village.

Obituary

Rockville Centre resident, U.S. Army veteran Thomas Yannelli dies at 47

Thomas Christian Yannelli died on Aug. 18, peacefully at home in his sleep, surrounded by his loving family. A loving husband, devoted father of two, and beloved friend to too many to count, he was 47 years old.

Obituary

Former longtime Rockville Centre resident Robert 'Bob' O'Keeffe, 90

Longtime Rockville Centre resident Robert “Bob” O’Keeffe died on Aug. 19. He was 90.

Rockville Centre to commemorate 20th anniversary of 9/11

Rockville Centre residents, elected officials, community groups and members of the police and fire departments will gather on Sept. 12 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Obituary

Former longtime Rockville Centre resident Robert 'Bob' O'Keeffe, 90

Longtime Rockville Centre resident Robert “Bob” O’Keeffe died on Aug. 19. He was 90.

Letter to the Rockville Centre Herald Editor (Sept. 16-22)

A letter to the Rockville Centre editor concerning the recent situation with the South Side High School varsity girls' soccer coach.

Op-Ed

Reflections on race, racism and respect

Years ago, my wife and I walked onto a Martha Vineyard’s beach with my Cornell University advisee and his parents, only to be confronted by a white man asking where we thought we were going.

Scott Brinton

Memories of covering 9/11 haunt me still

My wife called soon after 9 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, her voice measured but tense. I was half-awake, preparing myself for the day . . .

Randi Kreiss

Season of fire and flood slips into September

It has been a season of extremes, but after the floods, fires, winds, Covid surges, ICUs getting slammed, little ones getting sick, and the heat waves, one drumbeat persists . . .