Watson students enjoy ‘human board games’

The enthusiasm and excitement were palpable at Floyd B. Watson Elementary School on Jan. 12 as the gymnasium was transformed into a life-size game board. As part of the school’s year-long theme, “The Power of Play,” all students participated in the Human Board Games assembly, an initiative made possible through a grant written by teachers to the Rockville Centre Education Foundation.

Rockville Centre snow artist keeping son’s memory alive

In the days after snow flurries from the year’s first big winter storm relented last week, cars passing Marty Bevilacqua’s North Village Avenue home slowed down, their brake lights a warning, not of hazard but of art.

Rockville Centre native and SSHS grad eyes Olympics

Rockville Centre native Kayla Principato could be on the brink of representing the United States on its Olympic volleyball team. A longtime dream of hers, she can almost taste it. Sitting in her …

Rockville Centre Authorities target "the Bridge"

“Any time these kids are off from school,” said Nick DeLuca, youth detective for the Rockville Centre Police Department, “days when they don’t have to be up early in the morning, it’s an …

Sandel Center seniors ring in the new year

Members of Rockville Centre’s Sandel Senior Center counted down from 10 seconds at 1:59 p.m. on Monday to recreate ringing in 2018 during the facility’s annual New Year’s party.

Seniors produce, design SSHS’s student-directed plays

Seniors in South Side High School’s theatre class stepped into leadership positions to put on a series of student-directed plays on Saturday and Monday that dazzled audiences and allowed students to experience putting on their own performances.

RVC’s Confide Counseling offers new way to fight opioid addiction

Rockville Centre’s Confide Counseling Center, which specializes in helping people overcome various forms of alcohol and substance abuse, will now offer on-site injections of Vivitrol, a drug being used to fight opioid dependency.

Cinch contest winner donates $1,200 to Rockville Centre Breast Cancer Coalition

After winning a contest set up by Cinch Wallet, a cashless payment web application founded last year that residents can use at dozens of the village’s businesses, Oceanside resident Dr. Bruce Gitt donated $1,200 to the Rockville Centre Breast Cancer Coalition.

Gillen appoints Republican Blakeman deputy town supervisor

Days before holding her first town board meeting as Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Laura Gillen announced that she had appointed Republican Town Councilman Bruce Blakeman as deputy town supervisor.

Diocese of Rockville Centre extends deadline to file clergy sexual abuse claims

The Diocese of Rockville Centre extended its deadline for those wishing to enter into its Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program, which was set up in October to compensate survivors of sexual abuse by members of the clergy.

Rockville Centre businesses: brrrrring on the cold

During the winter months, it’s not uncommon for people to feel that the cold weather is taking its toll. Businesses feel the effects of the season too, but not in ways that are entirely expected. …