Moviegoers returned to the AMC Fantasy 5 theater last weekend, over seven months after it was shut down by the coronavirus pandemic.
Members of Rockville Centre’s police, fire and EMS departments were recognized last Friday by American Legion Post 303 for the commitment they have shown to the community. The post held its annual Law and Order Night, and presented an award to a member of each of the three departments.
At a community forum on Monday, Rockville Centre residents learned about what it will take to have 5G cell sites installed in the village. The new technology is not yet in place, but village officials said they anticipate receiving applications from Verizon in the near future, with other carriers to follow.
Residents are calling on Nassau County to conduct a traffic survey of Hempstead Avenue, near Hewitt Elementary School, because of the dangerous driving in the area during drop-off and pickup times.
As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, substance abuse continues to be a problem in Rockville Centre, particularly for teens, who have more time on their hands. The Rockville Centre Coalition for Youth is continuing to help raise awareness of the issue and implementing plans to prevent drug and alcohol use among minors, stepping up its initiatives this month, which is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month.
For 15 years, Kathleen Rice has worked hard to serve the public, first as the Nassau County District attorney and then as a member of Congress, and she deserves another term representing the 4th Congressional District. Though her opponent, Douglas Tuman, showed a commendable desire to serve in Congress, Rice is the more well-rounded, experienced candidate.
The Herald endorses State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin in the race for the seat in the 21st District. In her first term, Griffin has been a forceful advocate for her constituents in Albany, …
The Ninth State Senate District includes a wide swath of southwestern Nassau County, from the sand in Long Beach to the streets of busy Rockville Centre, as well as portions of Valley Stream, Elmont and the Five Towns.
In the Fourth Congressional District, incumbent Kathleen Rice, a Democrat from Garden City, faces Douglas Tuman, a Republican from West Hempstead.
Former Malverne deputy mayor and village trustee Patricia Canzoneri-Fitzpatrick is challenging incumbent New York State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin for a seat representing the 21st Assembly District. …
When I was in third grade, Mrs. Heller told me I needed to grow an “elephant” skin because I cried when someone said something mean to me. So it was ironic to be an opinion writer in the time of Trump.
As I watch the final days of the election campaign, I keep thinking about the words of writer-philosopher George Santayana, who said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
The coronavirus pandemic brought our local and regional economies to a screeching halt, and resulted in a sharp rise in unemployment. I am proud of the role the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency has played — and continues to play — in our county’s recovery.