Rockville Centre couple's film ‘Family Obligations’ hits the big screen

Locations around Rockville Centre can be seen on the big screen this summer as the feature film “Family Obligations” plays at festivals across Long Island. The movie, which tells a story of connection and growth, was filmed in the village last fall.

Rockville Centre man awarded Fulbright grant to teach, research at university in Italy

Rockville Centre resident Stanislao Pugliese, professor of history and the Queensboro UNICO Distinguished Professor of Italian and Italian-American Studies at Hofstra University, was awarded a 2020 Fulbright grant to teach at the University of Calabria in Italy next spring and research patterns of Italian immigration and emigration.

Rockville Centre's Des Rocs to open for the Rolling Stones in Philadelphia

South Side High School alumnus Daniel Rocco’s music career as Des Rocs was highlighted in the May 30-June 5 issue of the Herald. He was on his second North American tour, and spoke about the joys of making rock ’n’ roll music.

Rockville Centre community, school district tackle suicide prevention

About 20 Rockville Centre teenagers and adults expressed a shared sentiment last week: Suicide must be discussed. Their conversations began at a QPR Institute suicide-prevention program, presented by QPR instructor Barbara Tedesco, at the Rockville Centre Public Library on June 3.

Education Foundation donates $70K to Rockville Centre schools

The Rockville Centre Education Foundation donated $70,000 to the school district at its Board of Education meeting on June 5. The money will go toward more than a dozen grants focused on bolstering learning in science, technology, engineering, the arts and math — also known as STEAM — as well as supporting students’ mental health.

Rockville Centre students fly above the influence at substance abuse awareness program

Students and community members came together on June 14 at the Sandel Senior Center for Fly Above the Influence, the eighth annual Substance Abuse Awareness Program hosted by the Rockville Centre Youth Council.

Press 195 celebrates recent renovation with fundraiser

Press 195, a pressed sandwich shop on North Park Avenue, held its official renovation ribbon-cutting celebration on the afternoon of June 15, and continued the party that night.

Rockville Centre teammates battle for CHSAA golf title

Rockville Centre’s Declan Kilduff was leading by three shots heading to the 18th hole of the Red Course at Eisenhower Park during the Catholic High School Athletic Association boys golf championship on May 28.