Nassau's American Legions come together for Military Ball and Post Commanders event

Members of American Legion posts from around Nassau County gathered together to celebrate veterans and their families during the 11th annual Military Ball and Post Commanders event on Feb. 17 at Leonard’s La Dolce Vita in Great Neck.

Village of Rockville Centre exploring options to preserve its history

Several months after the Mayor’s Task Force on Historic Preservation formed last October, the Rockville Centre group helped organize an information session at Village Hall on Feb. 15 regarding state grants for protecting historic sites.

Operation Paperback: South Side students send books to soldiers, veterans

“These things have kind of been trickling in from the veterans affairs hospitals, from Army veterans,” said Mike Musilli, an English teacher who also advises South Side High School’s Military History Club, as he pointed to half a dozen or so thank-you cards and letters on his desk. “This person’s active duty.”

Rockville Centre teenager curls through tough times

As professional curlers vie for medals in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, Rockville Centre’s Zachary Ryan practices and competes in the sport locally, dreaming of one day …

South Side High School named as a Reward School

South Side High School was among 24 Long Island schools and 155 in New York to be named as a Reward School by the state Education Department earlier this month, marking the third time in as many …

60-year Rockville Centre resident recognized for work as tennis publicist, writer

A 60-year Rockville Centre resident was honored with the Eastern Tennis Lifetime Achievement Award for her longtime contribution to the sport. Nancy Gill McShea, who graduated from St. Agnes High School in 1956, received the recognition on Jan. 27 at the organization’s annual awards dinner in White Plains, N.Y.

Nassau County and South Nassau Communities Hospital offering no-cost flu shots on Feb.22

In a collaboration between Nassau County and South Nassau Communities Hospital, no-cost flu shots will be provided from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 22 at locations in Oceanside and Long Beach. The …

Amy Schumer ties the knot with chef Chris Fischer

Just days after making her relationship social media official, actress and comedian Amy Schumer released on Instagram last week that she has married chef Chris Fischer.

Mercy Medical Center fundraiser to honor longtime Rockville Centre resident

The Friends of Mercy Medical Center will hold its 52nd annual Gentlemen’s St. Patrick’s Dinner on March 15 at the Hempstead Golf and Country Club, and will honor Rockville Centre resident Christopher J. Kearns.