Rockville Centre Fire Department welcomes new members

On Aug. 16 at Rockville Centre Volunteer Fire Department’s Council Room on Maple Avenue, Chief of Department Robert Seaman administered the oath of membership to five new fire service volunteers. …

Island Park author B.K. Berrell releases new book

They say write about what you know. Island Park author B. K. Berrell took bits and pieces of his real life and wove them into a suspenseful story. That story, titled “A Tightening Noose,” has …

South Nassau kicks off its 5K walk for Cancer Care

What is all about cancer and includes fun, food music and games? It’s the South Nassau Communities Hospital 5K Walk and Health Fair. The event scheduled for Sept. 25, will feature, in addition …

Rockville Centre Police Department could have four fewer officers by year’s end

The Rockville Centre Police Department will have fewer officers for the rest of the year. Right now, the department has 53 officers, nine short of what Police Commissioner Charles Gennario said he …

Pair stole more than $500 in video games from Rockville Centre store

Nassau County Police are looking for a man and woman who stole video games from GameStop in Rockville Centre. On March 26, at about 5:26 p.m., the people pictured in the photo shoplifted $585 in …

PetSmart opens test store

PetSmart held the grand opening of its new concept store, the PetSmart Pet Spa in Oceanside, on Aug 13. The new store features new elements to test out various ideas for consideration within …

Rockville Centre store honored on anniversary

State Senator Todd Kaminsky honored Rockville Centre Boutique “ReCreatu” at its second anniversary on Aug. 19. Owner Rachel Song hosted a shopping fundraiser for Ruff House Rescue Inc. to mark …

Rockville Centre Letters to the Editor

Hoops are a sign of community To the Editor: After reading the letter from Burton Diamond in last week’s issue regarding the basketball hoops in town (“Too many basketball …

Aug. 25-31

What's Happening in Rockville Centre this week

Armchair Travel to China Lynn Nathanson returns with an awe-inspiring slide show presentation of her travels to China. Friday, Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Sandel Senior Center on 50 Park …

Writers Wanted

Herald Newspapers is looking for an experienced journalist to report for and edit one of our newspapers covering communities on Long Island, New York. The focus of our paper is community news; on the …