Numerous surgeries haven’t stopped Rockville Centre native Dani Frisch Harkin, a Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivor, from running marathons around the country. Actually, running saved her life, she said.
The Rockville Centre Board of Education passed the district’s proposed 2019-20 budget, 4-0, on April 16 after a hearing that addressed the board’s previous concerns with the $120 million spending plan. Trustee Susan McNulty was absent during the vote.
Village officials from Lynbrook and Rockville Centre have reached an agreement on a route for an upcoming $176 million Public Service Enterprise Group of Long Island project, which is to install a 7.3-mile, 138-kilovolt underground transmission line between Garden City and Lynbrook.
Lt. Col. Joseph Whaley’s double life of leading a chocolate company and the New York National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry can get hectic at times. “Battalion commander is a lot of responsibility, and there’s a lot of moving pieces,” said Whaley, 44, of Rockville Centre.
A pipe band formed at Molloy College last fall, and its leader is 19-year-old biology student Erin McGrath, a globally recognized piper.
“It was lace,” recalled Claire Kirkwood. “It lifted me up, it pushed me in, and it had long garters to hold up my long black stockings. When I put it on, I thought I was a Playboy Bunny.”
This tax season hit many local homeowners hard, as the recent cap on the State and Local Tax, or SALT, deduction led to increased bills around Long Island. “People are feeling the pain,” said Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, who lives in the village.
Tackling divisiveness, disrupting the status quo, showing up for something you believe in and changing the world were just a few of the messages former Ohio Gov. John Kasich shared with a crowd of several hundred at Molloy College on April 10.
The Village of Rockville Centre will hold an election on Tuesday, June 18, as Mayor Francis X. Murray, Village Justice William Croutier Jr., Deputy Mayor Kathy Baxley and Trustee Michael Sepe will seek re-election to four-year terms.
What is the past participle of rive? Do you know many pecks there are in 597 quarts, or the number of rods in 8 ½ miles? Such answers can be found in Higher Lessons in English, by Reed & Kellogg, and Complete Graded Arithmetic, by George E. Atwood, each written in the late 19th century.
Dagger DogVinci, a canine known for his works of art, visited the Rockville Centre Public Library on April 22. Children on break from school watched in amazement as the black Labrador, golden retriever mix expressed himself with a paint brush.
The South Side baseball team has not won a conference title since 2013. With the way this year’s team is playing so far, the six-year drought could come to an end.