Classical 'pianist with the hair' visits Molloy College students

After Molloy College freshman Gabriela Espinal-Santiago finished playing Frédéric Chopin’s Waltz in B-minor in front of about two dozen peers, Julian Gargiulo stepped up to the piano beside her to offer some advice.

Rockville Centre village trustee: ‘Resist the fad’ of legalizing marijuana

“This idea of recreational marijuana and legalizing it for fun is probably the worst and most destructive legislative proposal to come out of Albany in a generation,” trustee Michael Sepe said at Rockville Centre’s village board meeting on March 4.

Manganos found guilty on multiple corruption charges

Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda, were found guilty on a number of charges Friday morning following a second trial on federal charges that they abused their positions for personal benefit.

Politics

Split decision in Gillen’s suit against Santino, Town Board

A State Supreme Court judge on Tuesday issued a split decision in Democratic Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen’s lawsuit against former Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Republican-majority Town Board.

South Side High School athletes lauded for stellar seasons

A bunch of South Side High School’s top athletes were recognized during a Board of Education meeting on March 6.

Wilson Elementary School’s interim principal to remain in role permanently

Jim Duffy, who was named interim principal of Francis F. Wilson Elementary School in last August a week after Thomas Ricupero announced he would retire, will remain in that role, Superintendent William Johnson announced last week.

Police Officer Sean Freely named Rockville Centre's 'Cop of the Month'

Officer Sean Freely was recognized as Rockville Centre’s “Cop of the Month” during the village board’s meeting on March 4 for his performance of duty that resulted in the arrest of a man for alleged burglary, grand larceny and criminal mischief.