RVC movement celebrates veterans

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.

Rockville Centre resident publishes second novel

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.

Crime watch: Rockville Centre

Here is the latest crime watch courtesy the Rockville Centre Police Department.

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.

Letter to the Rockville Centre Editor (Sept. 23-29)

A letter to the Rockville Centre Editor about the recent resignation of the girls' varsity soccer coach at South Side High School.

Op-Ed

The rough road ahead this school year

I recently took part in a WABC-TV special, “Back to School: Learning During a Pandemic,” hosted by Lauren Glassberg. The participants included . . .

Jerry Kremer

What’s next for two sharp, young county executives?

In New York state, over 5,000 people hold titles such as mayor, supervisor, sheriff, chief of police and others, and these office holders are responsible for the good and welfare of their citizens. Other than New York City’s mayor . . .

Randi Kreiss

Feel-good, do-good work: Here’s the plan

Your teenager sets aside his phone, his iPad, his computer, his tricked-out sneakers, her makeup palette, her micro shorts, his ratty T-shirt, her addiction to Instagram, his obsession with TikTok, and they leave home . . .