Israeli soldier shares his experience in Gaza with Rockville Centre synagogue

Amit Yaacov, a human resources officer with the Israeli Defense Forces, paid a visit to Congregation B’nai Sholom-Beth David last Friday night to talk about his experiences on the ground in the …

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Rockville Centre school, police officials say a weapon was recovered from a student at South Side H.S.

Authorities recovered an unloaded handgun from a South Side High School student on Friday, after receiving an anonymous tip after dismissal that a student had brought a weapon to school.

Catholic Health gets $2M to combat Long Island's opioid epidemic

Joined by various health professionals and drug treatment organizations, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman announced the allocation of $6.8 million for opioid use prevention, education and …

Anton's Car Care Center on Sunrise Highway changes owners after 45 years

Anton’s Car Care Center has changed ownership after 45 years in business on Sunrise Highway in Rockville Centre. “It was a good run,” Anton Parisi, the Mobil station’s …

Holistic healing out for delivery on Long Island

Equipped with bare hands and a mobile massage table, 32-year-old reiki practitioner Nicholas Ryerson delivers the holistic art of energy healing to Long Island homes. Based in his hometown of …


Want to learn about Rockville Centre history? Start here.

Have you ever wondered when the village of Rockville Centre was founded? Or who its original inhabitants were? Or how it got its name? We have the answers! We would like to introduce — or for many, we hope, reintroduce — the Rockville Centre Historical Society and the Phillips House Museum.

Cornering the Market

Reintroducing Churchill’s

Established in 2000, Churchill’s Pub & Grill has long been a popular icon in Rockville Centre. It changed hands during the summer of 2020. Chef/Owner Maurizio Vendittelli set out to restore Churchill’s to its finest version, while retaining its staff members and warm, friendly atmosphere. That fall, Vendittelli also acquired Winston’s (next door), renaming it Mangia Bene, turning it into an Italian restaurant serving robust pizzas and fresh pastas, to more upscale entrees.


Hochul wins a round on the Albany battlefield

In this world, when you are presented with an opportunity to advance in some field, you often only get one chance. But when it comes to politics and you’re the governor of New York, you get four chances to succeed at the job. Last week, Gov. Kathy Hochul got her second chance to present her blueprint for the future, and she succeeded in winning over many of the state’s skeptics.


We must impeach Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas

The United States is at a crossroads. For too long, leaders at all levels of government have turned a blind eye to the crisis unfolding on our southern border. Indeed, that porous border has fueled both a national drug crisis and a migrant crisis, which threaten to undermine the safety of Americans in communities across the country.