“It’s things that we never really thought were possible,” Rockville Centre resident Debbie Cuevas, whose son Dylan was named salutatorian of his eighth-grade class at the Henry Viscardi School, said of his progress. “We’re so excited, and [for] my husband and I, it was kind of a pinch-me moment when we were at the graduation and he made his speech.”
The talent of Secret Weapons, a Rockville Centre duo that is set to release their debut album this week, is no longer under wraps. After Daniel Rocco and Gerard Lange spent years writing music seven nights a week on top of their full-time jobs, the pop band officially entered the spotlight by releasing “Something New,” in 2015, which quickly climbed to No. 4 on Spotify’s Global Viral Chart.
“She sometimes passes out art supplies,” laughed Marianne Hutcheson, a mental health therapist for Mercy Medical Center, referring to her dog Rally II, “like glue bottles and pens for my expressive writing group.”
Six students from Chaminade High School, including one from Rockville Centre, visited West Virginia last month as a way to expand their community services beyond their local areas.
Rockville Centre eighth-grader Lila Naccari was honored for her dedication to Backyard Players and Friends, a local arts-based community program that caters to teens and young adults of all abilities.
About a dozen children joined three dogs at the Rockville Centre Public Library last week as part of a program designed to allow youngsters to read to their new canine friends, who calmly listened by their side.
Rockville Centre’s Tommy Brull Foundation hosted its second annual Professional Wrestling Day on Aug. 11, at Camp ANCHOR, as campers responded to the action in the ring with cheers, smiles and laughter.
Arthur Rosenthal, executive director of the Rockville Centre-based Confide Counseling & Consultation Center, died on Aug. 1 after a 16-month battle with esophageal cancer. He was 72. Mike Charles, …
The Rockville Centre Police Department threw a summer barbecue for the village’s Hispanic Brotherhood on Aug. 3, during which about 50 senior citizens, children and other community members enjoyed the sunshine.
Lauren Henkel, a lifelong Rockville Centre resident and accomplished athlete that was named head coach of women’s cross country and track and field at Molloy College last month, died suddenly on July 29. She was 35.
“If anyone said to me, ‘What are the chances your kid will be involved in a drive-by shooting?’ I’d laugh at them,” said Rockville Centre resident Kathy Paesano, the mother of a 9-year-old girl who was in a car struck by a stray bullet in Hempstead seven weeks ago.
“Look at our block,” said Rockville Centre resident Lisa King, pointing north on Brouwer Lane, the street she has called home for the past 12 years. The village, as part of its road repair program, removed trees that had provided shade and greenery just days before, and only their stumps remained. “It looks like a city block now,” she added, her voice fraught with disappointment.
A Long Island man who was arrested by Rockville Centre police in 2016 for stealing aluminum bleachers from various local parks was nabbed by the New York City Police Department and charged with using a stun gun to sexually assault a woman in Queens.
Eugene Murray, who served as the village’s mayor from 1987 to 2007, celebrated his 92nd birthday with his children and their spouses on Aug. 9 at Rockville Links Club.
Miss Long Island hopefuls gathered at Molloy College in Rockville Centre last Sunday to vie for two titles, as Brentwood’s Briana Siaca earned Miss Long Island 2018 and Alexa Cox, of Central Islip, was crowned Miss Long Island Teen.
A 5,100-square-foot mixed-use property on Sunrise Highway, which includes three stores and two upstairs apartments, was recently sold in Rockville Centre for $1.03 million.