Military life isn’t easy, but the sacrifice is worth it. That was the general message conveyed by local veterans at a special ceremony held in their honor last Friday at South Side Middle School.
After gathering input from the community about search criteria for the next Rockville Centre superintendent of schools, the search firm will begin recruiting candidates.
Rockville Centre residents, husband and wife Larry and Irene McCoy, 82 and 81, respectively, have each released self-published books.
A young girl has been given a special role on Molloy’s softball team.
The Tommy Brull Foundation has announced the latest concert in its Shine A Light Music Series to benefit Mr. B’s Playground. On Dec. 28, folk-rock band The Felice Brothers and singer-songwriter Laura Stevenson, a Rockville Centre native, will perform at RJ Daniels.
Floyd B. Watson Elementary School has a new leader. Jennifer Pascarella, longtime assistant principal of South Side Middle School, has become the acting principal at Watson, a job she said she was happy to have.
The Rockville Centre Breast Cancer Coalition hosted its third annual Black & White Cocktail Party fundraiser on Oct. 4 at EGP Gastropub in Oceanside, with 460 people in attendance. The event is the coalition’s largest annual fundraiser, which brought in an estimated $35,000 this year.
As health concerns over vaping and marijuana usage grow, members of the Rockville Centre community are taking action to curb the epidemic before it gets worse. Last week, a group of concerned parents, substance abuse professionals, and law enforcement members held a news conference on Front Street in Rockville Centre urging Senators Kristen Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer to oppose efforts to extend banking access to the marijuana industry.
Carol O’Leary, branch manager of Coach Realtors on Sunrise Highway in the village, is the Rockville Centre Chamber of Commerce’s Businessperson of the Year.
Longtime Rockville Centre resident William Croutier Sr. was honored at the 57th annual St. Agnes Parish Celebration, Hoop it Up, on Oct. 19, held at the Msgr. James P. Kelly Parish Center.