On Saturday, a drive-by farewell took place at Central Synagogue-Beth Emeth in Rockville Centre so congregants could send their wishes in person –though at a distance—to Rabbi Marc Gruber and Rabbi Elliot Skiddell, both of whom are retiring this month. More than 60 families drove past the synagogue, holding signs, waving and honking as the rabbis sat in the shade, spaced apart.
As businesses began to shutter early this spring, proprietors were faced with a lot of uncertainty about the future of their ventures. When information about the Small Business Administration’s financial support program became available, many jumped on board to apply, including Champion Elevator, owned by Donald Gelestino of Rockville Centre. However, when the funding came through, Gelestino decided smaller businesses would benefit more, and he returned the $3.2 million received by the company.
Parents of William S. Covert Elementary School fifth graders are not letting the school year pass by without celebrating.
An Oceanside man was arraigned Thursday on manslaughter and other charges after allegedly recklessly operating a speed boat and killing an 18-year-old jet skier.
As projected, Long Island began the Phase One reopening of its battered economy on Wednesday, paving the way for construction and wholesale trade companies to restart operations, along with retailers for curbside pickup only.
There are four candidates running for two seats on the Rockville Centre Board of Education. The three-year term will begin on July 1. All residents will be mailed absentee ballots, which must be returned to the district clerk by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9. There will be a ballot box outside the administration building at 128 Shepherd St. during business hours for those who wish to drop off their ballots instead of mailing them in.
People started to stream into the demonstration in front of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola nearly an hour before the scheduled 5:30 p.m. start time on Monday. They had come to protest the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.
The Mental Health and Wellness Center at Molloy College is currently accepting patients for several types of counseling.
Molloy College held a drive-by parade to say goodbye to outgoing president Dr. Drew Bogner and his wife, Karen, who served the college and Rockville Centre community for the past 20 years.
I never imagined the emptiness. It left me with a sinking feeling, a sense of aloneness that I had not experienced before as I stood on Long Island Rail Road train trestles during the middle of what …
Rockville Centre School District administrators and the Board of Education have made an admirable effort to maintain the number and quality of programs for the 2020-21 school year, and we feel it is especially important for voters to support the district’s budget proposal.
Lawn signs have gone up around Rockville Centre honoring graduates in the class of 2020.