Homeowners: ‘Beautiful’ blocks now ‘barren,' — Rockville Centre village roadway program fixes streets, but temporarily removes dozens of trees

“Rockville Centre has always been a beautiful town to call home,” said resident Rich Sundermier, who has lived on Locust Avenue for more than 40 years. But after the village removed a majority of …

Rockville Centre Wing-Off supports breast cancer research

Maple Pointe held its traditional wing-tasting extravaganza on Oct. 10 to raise money for breast cancer research, during which guests came hungry and left satisfied. Certain local restaurants won …

Rockville Centre mayor, board speak out against marijuana legalization

As state officials consider legalizing marijuana for recreational use in New York, Mayor Francis X. Murray and village trustee Michael Sepe denounced the idea at a village board meeting earlier this …

South Side High School among 350 nationwide, 20 in state to be named a National Blue Ribbon School

South Side High School was among 349 schools nationwide and 20 in the state to be named a National Blue Ribbon School last week by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

New Rockville Links caddie a ‘good luck charm’ for local golfers

Golfers hoping to improve their golf game may want to consider hiring a caddie. And not just any caddie — Theodore Batkin.

Nearby things to do this week in Rockville Centre

Pumpkins and pepperoni There will be pumpkin carving and pizza eating at the John A. Anderson Recreation Center at 111 N. Oceanside Road on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. For $25, families …

Community supports Rockville Centre Breast Cancer Coalition at group's biggest fundraiser

More than 400 people gathered at EGP Gastropub in Oceanside on Oct. 5 for the Rockville Centre Breast Cancer Coalition’s second annual Black and White Cocktail Fundraiser.

Amy Schumer arrested during protest against Brett Kavanaugh

Comedian and actress Amy Schumer was one of about 300 people arrested last week during a protest in Washington D.C. against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, various news outlets reported.

Rockville Centre Guild for the Arts to honor local couples at Oct. 27 gala

The Rockville Centre Guild for the Arts will be honoring Betty and Jules Abramson as well as Mary Lou and Anthony Cancellieri at its annual gala, called “City of Lights,” on Saturday, Oct. 27 in Atlantic Beach.