After listening to public comments by several residents in a regular board meeting outside Village Hall on Sept. 13, the village board of trustees unanimously voted to prohibit the retail sale of cannabis and the operation of dispensaries in the village.
Three former South Side High School soccer players and two coaches will be inducted into the Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 29 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.
Eleni Maria Panaghi, 13, was not yet born when her uncle, George Merkouris, died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but that didn’t keep her from collecting money in his memory to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his death.
Two philanthropic Rockville Centre residents will be recognized at the Maurer Foundation Gala next month for their efforts to increase breast cancer awareness among students.
South Side High School’s girls’ soccer coaching saga took yet another turn on Monday when the Board of Education accepted the resignation of the team’s new coach, Jude Massillon, after just one week. In his resignation letter to the board, Massillon, who is Black, said he received numerous anonymous phone calls, many of which were “racially derogatory.”
Around Halloween, seeing someone drop off a package on your stoop, ring the doorbell, and run, you tend to think you are being pranked. But a new Rockville Centre movement called “Ninjas 4 Vets” is putting a positive spin on that process by anonymously dropping off candy and presents to local veterans to help brighten their days.
After a fulfilling career as a director of human resources and counselor, Maureen Reid became a debut author in her 70s, but her late start didn’t keep her from earning awards for her works.
Here is the latest crime watch courtesy the Rockville Centre Police Department.
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.
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.
A letter to the Rockville Centre Editor about the recent resignation of the girls' varsity soccer coach at South Side High School.
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