Mercy opens pain management center

Catholic Health’s Mercy Hospital in Rockville Centre officially opened its new, state-of-the-art Center for Pain Management on March 7. The 3,750-square-foot facility’s mission is to effectively manage chronic pain, if not eliminate it, so that patients can return to a more normal life.

Funeral held for a beloved firefighter

Robert “Bubba” Seaman was a beloved member of the Rockville Centre community, who died of 9/11-related illness in the line of duty on March 3, at the age of 57.

Rockville Centre students embrace new vending machine

Watson Elementary fifth-graders celebrate the addition of a new vending machine that dispenses books. It's part of a new incentive-based program that encourages reading and acts of kindness in students.

Community stands against Hochul’s plans

More than a hundred residents filled the auditorium inside the John A. Anderson Recreation Center in Rockville Centre on March 7, to discuss the looming possibility of a state housing mandate. The …

Rockville Centre cop sues village, police comissioner for $10M

Rockville Centre Police Commissioner James Vafeades is being sued for $10 million by a member of the police force, who alleges retaliation after the officer reported his superior for unapproved moonlighting at a bagel shop in Wantagh.


Trouble waking up? You know who to blame.

Where did our collective societal grudge against mornings come from?

Peter King

My mixed memories of leading the parade

St. Patrick’s “Day” is actually several weeks of events commemorating Irish culture and traditions and Irish-America’s contributions to the American mosaic.

Randi Kreiss

The sun shivers and shudders northward

Don’t believe me. Don’t believe the National Weather Service. But come hell or high water (and both are coming!), you better believe the Farmers’ Almanac.