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 …

Sacred Heart Academy and Kellenberg raise $1,200 for the Mary Ruchalski Foundation

The Kellenberg Memorial High School Firebirds and Sacred Heart Academy Lady Spartans teamed up with the Mary Ruchalski Foundation for a second consecutive year to host its charity basketball game …

South Side senior runs for Autism Speaks

Abbey Brull is lacing up her running shoes to help raise money for a cause. The South Side High School senior will compete in the 2024 United Airlines New York City Half Marathon in March to support …

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 …

St. Agnes Knights of Columbus hosts triannual Tom Toy Memorial blood drive

The St. Agnes Knights of Columbus Council 2548, working in conjunction with the New York Blood Center, hosted its triannual Tom Toy Memorial Blood Drive on Feb. 18, at the St. Agnes Parish Center in …


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.