Hundreds of students slowly spilled out of South Side High School at 10 a.m. and headed to the football field to take part in Wednesday’s planned National School Walkout to remember the 17 victims of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School a month ago.
After a weekend of songs, sports and spirit, the Blue Team defeated the Red Team, 49-40, in South Side High School’s 102nd annual Red and Blue competition. The Blue Team, led by captains Katie …
Two of the three 33,000-volt transmission lines that supply Rockville Centre’s six substations were interrupted during last week’s snowstorm, cutting off power to about 4,330 residential and commercial customers.
South Side High School is set to hosts its first-ever Relay For Life in less than three months, as motivated students have been spreading the word and collecting donations ahead of the cancer research fundraising event.
“This would be a perfect song for Tony Bennett,” said Rockville Centre’s Frank Scafuri, who recently recorded his original tune, “A Small Town Christmas,” with world-renowned jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli after winning a bid for charity.
Long Islanders paid a visit to Rockville Centre last Saturday to take shots at the lacrosse goal and raise money in the process.
Hofstra students, graduates and faculty held a concert on March 3 at the Helene Fortunoff Theater in memory of longtime music theory professor Howard Cinnamon.
Residents of Rockville Centre and nearby communities celebrated St. Patrick’s Day early last Saturday at the St. Agnes Parish Center during an annual gathering held by ACDS, a Long Island-based organization that serves children and adults with Down syndrome, autism and other developmental disabilities.
Shavees and supporters are wanted for this year’s St. Baldrick’s Childhood Cancer Research Fundraiser, which will be held on Saturday, March 24 from 12 to 5 p.m. The annual Rockville Centre head-shaving event, in its 16th year, will take place after the village’s St. Patrick’s Parade at the St. Agnes Parish Center.
“He’s one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet,” said Christopher Connors, a Rockville Centre native, who returns home from Charleston, S.C., to get haircuts from his childhood barber. He …
In the wake of last month’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla. that killed 17 people and spurred a range of proposals on how to curb gun violence, State Sen. Todd Kaminsky said last Saturday that arming teachers with guns is not the solution.
The village is searching for a new police commissioner after deciding not to reappoint Charles Gennario, who has served four consecutive two-year terms in the position.
“This is not a problem that either you are going to solve, or we are going to solve in isolation,” Rockville Centre Schools Superintendent Dr. William Johnson told a standing-room-only crowd at the district’s Board of Education meeting on Feb. 28. “We’re going to have to work together on this one.”
Shabbat Across America Congregation B’nai Sholom-Beth David is joining the largest Shabbat dinner/service in North America on Friday, March 9, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. It will cost $36 for …
Mary Ruchalski, a seventh-grader at St. Agnes Cathedral School, died last Sunday after a battle with cancer. She was 12.
The Rockville Centre Chamber of Commerce and Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen announced a new campaign to encourage residents to shop at the village’s many local businesses.