Mr. Miceli Pizza closes after 36 years in Rockville Centre

“I had a good run,” said Luca Miceli, standing behind the counter of his pizzeria, which was set to close the following day. “Lots of good times, friends that I meet. . . . Now it comes to an end.”

Molloy College gamers debut esports at Nassau Coliseum

History was made at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, and it didn’t involve Billy Joel or the Islanders. About a dozen Molloy students emerged from the Uniondale arena’s tunnel, walking single file to half-court, where six of them settled in front of computer screens to get ready for battle against counterparts from New York Institute of Technology.

Hispanic Brotherhood of Rockville Centre recovering from pair of thefts

The Hispanic Brotherhood of Rockville Centre is still recovering financially after a total of $2,600 was taken from a locked cabinet in the organization’s office on two separate occasions in October, employees said. “It’s been very traumatic,” said Marguerite Keller, co-director of the Brotherhood.

Former addict speaks sobriety at South Side High School

“When I was out there drinking and drugging, I thought I wasn’t hurting anyone but myself, but your actions do affect other people,” said Stephen Hill, a recovering addict, motivational speaker and author of “A Journey to Recovery: Speak Sobriety.”

Community spreads holiday cheer at Rockville Centre tree lighting

Residents gathered and got into the holiday spirit at the annual tree lighting on Nov. 29. Families and community members enjoyed free hot chocolate, photo-ops with Frosty and Rudolph, Christmas carols and a visit from Santa Claus.

Rockville Centre pays tribute to veterans 77 years after Pearl Harbor attack

Veterans and other community members came together at Mill River Complex Park on Dec. 7 to remember those who died in the attacks on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and honor brave heroes.


South Nassau Communities Hospital, Mount Sinai Health Systems officially partner

Representatives of South Nassau Communities Hospital and the Mount Sinai Health System were set to finalize a partnership at a news conference on Dec. 4. The merger makes South Nassau the Long Island …

South Side High School athletes shine at Special Olympics floor hockey competition

South Side High School held the Special Olympics New York Winter Fest Floor Hockey All-Star Tournament on Dec. 1.