National newspaper ranks RVC's SSHS among most challenging in U.S.

Three weeks after a controversial U.S. News & World Report ranking sent shockwaves throughout the Rockville Centre school community, South Side High School was recognized by The Washington Post for …

Covert Elementary students tear up the Sandel dance floor

“Have you seen these kids before?” Sandel Member Marge Capobianco asked the reporter. “Not yet,” he replied. “You’re in for a special treat,” she told him, and sat with an eager …

BYP co-founder selected as ‘Woman of Distinction’

Rockville Centre resident Ellen White has been honored as a New York State Senate “Woman of Distinction” for her work as co-founder of the BackYard Players & Friends — an inclusive arts based …

Slight drop in RVC math test opt-outs

The Rockville Centre School District saw slight dips in the number and percentage of third-through-seventh graders who opted out of the New York State math assessment last week, and the latest figure …

RVC's Finnegan reaches milestones during walk across U.S.

One time zone down, three to go. Rockville Centre native Daniel Finnegan and companion Abby Bongaarts made it to the Central time zone during their walk across the United States when they crossed …

RVC Lions Club to honor Chris, Mary Beth Kearns

Christopher and Mary Beth Kearns will be honored at the Rockville Centre Lions Club “Dinner in the Dark” fundraiser on June 3 for their over 30 years of community service. According to the …

SSMS’s performance of “Fame Jr.” is gonna live forever

South Side Middle School drama students lit up the stage like a flame with its rendition of “Fame Jr.” from May 5-6. The show was based off the 1980 hit motion picture and 1982 television …

RVC's Philips House brings the roadshow home

For the fifth year in a row, Antiques Roadshow appraiser and Lynbrook-based auctioneer Philip Weiss lent his expertise to the Philips House Museum for its annual Appraisal Day fundraiser on May 7. …

RVC’s Fisher honored for community service

Rockville Centre resident Carol Fisher was one of four women honored by the Long Island section of the National Council of Jewish Women on May 3 for their exceptional contributions as leaders in …

RVC Youth Council recognized for community service

The Rockville Centre Youth Council was honored by Assemblyman Brian Curran on April 25 for their outstanding service to the community. Curran presented council members Ryan Martirano, Isabelle …

Molloy professor releases book on WWI and New Mexico

Molloy business professor and part-time Rockville Centre resident Dr. Daniel Cillis released a new book earlier this April. Entitled “World War I New Mexico,” it tells the story of New Mexico’s …

Mercy Medical Center throws baby shower for expectant moms

The rainy weather did not stop dozens of expectant mothers from being treated to an afternoon of fun, information and giveaways at Mercy Medical Center during the hospital’s baby shower on May …

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U.S. letter carriers gearing up for Stamp Out Hunger campaign May 13

Island Harvest Food Bank is teaming up with the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service for the 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger campaign on Saturday, May 13. In …