Young at heart and ‘ready for more years’: 57-year Rockville Centre resident celebrates 105th birthday at Sandel Senior Center

“She’s as hard as stone,” aide Marianela Bassett said, knocking loudly on a table and putting her arm around Selma Stone, a Rockville Centre resident who was excited to turn 105 on Aug. …

Best-selling author attends Rockville Centre library’s Summer Soirée

The Rockville Centre Public Library held their seventh annual Summer Soirée last week and invited a best-selling author to come party with them. Roughly 140 people showed up at the library on …

Jeffrey Greenfield reappointed to Nassau County planning commission

Rockville Centre resident Jeffrey Greenfield was reappointed to the Nassau County Planning Commission after telling legislators on Aug. 6 that he was unaware of county land purchases designed to …

What’s the deal with hand, foot and mouth disease?

Major League pitchers Noah Syndergaard and J.A. Happ are back on the mound after both being sidelined with hand, foot and mouth disease in recent weeks. But the illness, which is common in children, is still out there for others to catch.

Rockville Centre students stay sharp at summer enrichment program

The ACE Program Summer Enrichment program encouraged kids to go to school in the summer — for fun, that is! Jennie E. Hewitt Elementary School hosted the ACE — short for Academic and Cultural Enrichment — program, which allows kids to explore their creativity, and athletic ability while learning along the way. The camp, which wrapped up on Aug. 2, ran about 20 days, and this year hosted 540 children.

Rockville Centre ranked No. 54 on list of NY’s best school districts

The Rockville Centre School District was ranked No. 54 on’s 2019 list of the best school districts in New York.

Diocese of Rockville Centre continues paying clergy sex abuse victims

Months after the deadline to submit clergy sexual abuse cases, administrators of the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s Independent Reconciliation and Compensation program continue sifting through a range of cases.

Rockville Centre discussion highlights local plastic pollution awareness campaign

A talk at Rockville Centre’s Tanglewood Preserve Nature Center on July 30 about Long Island’s marine environment and the human-induced threats to animals was the latest example of a plastic pollution awareness campaign that has been brewing in Rockville Centre.

Nearby things to do this week in Rockville Centre

Meet local heroes Meet Rockville Centre police officers and firefighters in the Rockville Centre Public Library’s parking lot from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 17. No registration is …