His mother introduced the idea of attending college when he was very young and did so often. That prompting propelled Inwood native Charles Rodgers Greene to a career few African-Americans thought they could achieve at one time.
Lifelong Rockville Centre resident Gus Lanzo died on Feb. 1 due to a hemorrhage. He was 88.
Lanzo was born on Oct. 21, 1924 and raised in Rockville Centre. When he was old enough, he was drafted …