A doctor who had previously operated out of a former Radio Shack building in Franklin Square is facing murder and reckless endangerment charges for overprescribing opioids between 2016 and 2018, which led to five patients’ deaths, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas said at a news conference on Thursday.
Josie Howard was proud of her hometown, and spent her life helping others in the Rockville Centre community, whether it was improving their quality of life through her roles on the village’s planning and zoning boards, or saving lives as a volunteer firefighter. The mother of five and grandmother of four died Feb. 18 after a battle with Covid-19 and pneumonia. She was 64.
For the past 25 years, the Rockville Centre St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been a widely anticipated event in the community, an exuberant celebration known for its charitable outreach as well. With the continuing pandemic preventing a large gathering for a second year, the “parade that shares and cares” has found a new way to give back. For the entire month of March, the parade committee will focus on generating financial support for the local business community.
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice, who represents the South Shore's 4th District, called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo late Monday to resign after a third woman came forward accusing him of sexual harassment. Rice …
Ashley Kate Molloy had a picture perfect wedding planned: A small chapel in southern Ireland, surrounded by family and friends near, a place that has been a part of the groom’s family for generations. But, like most weddings planned for the spring and summer of 2020, the former Rockville Centre resident and her now husband, Brendan Keating, had to shift gears and come up with a new plan due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
New mothers naturally want the best for their children, and often aim to correct any mistakes that might have been made in their own childhood. For Rockville Centre resident Meg Croutier McNoble, the issue that loomed as a large point of contention while she was growing up was the daily ritual of brushing her teeth. Wanting to avoid the struggles she experienced, she came up with an idea to promote dental hygiene for her own daughter, as well as others, with a new children’s book.
Cyberbullying among teens has been a problem for years, and it is continuing, and perhaps worsening, during the coronavirus pandemic, as more middle- and high school students spend more time online. On Feb. 11, it was the subject of a virtual roundtable discussion.
Last week, a petition began circulating on social media calling for a return to full-time in-person learning at the secondary level in the Rockville Centre School District. On Monday, Superintendent June Chang sent a letter to district families, outlining a phased plan to bring students back as soon as March 8 — over a month earlier than had been previously discussed by school administrators.
Almost a year into a pandemic that has turned people into homebodies, the social isolation experienced by many senior citizens has been particularly worrisome. But Rockville Centre’s Sandel Senior Center has continued to support local seniors in a variety of ways throughout the health crisis, and many are thriving with the help of its services.
Although she is a member of a wealthy and well-known family, Mary Trump, niece of former President Donald Trump, has led a quiet life in Rockville …
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.
I applaud the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent guidance update recommending that people who are fully vaccinated not be confined to quarantine after exposure to a case of Covid-19.
I was in Ryann’s Wines in East Meadow around the holidays, standing at the checkout, when a fellow customer, a man in his 70s, called out to a 20-something employee from across the store.