Rockville Centre

New York State Principal Of The Year 2013 Dr. Carol Burris of South Side High School in Rockville Centre. (credit: CBS 2)

Rockville Centre Administrator Named New York State Principal Of The Year

Dr. Carol Burris has been the principal of the prestigious public South Side High School in Rockville Centre for 13 years.

04/11/2013

Robert Schiavelli holds copies of the tickets he was issued for laughing to loudly (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Rockville Centre Man Gets Summonses For Laughing Too Loudly

Robert Schiavelli was slapped with two summonses for “disturbing the peace” after police responded to his home last month after receiving complaints from his next-door-neighbor that his loud laughs could be heard across the driveway.

03/06/2013

Thanksgiving Meal (credit: Mid Island Collision website)

Long Island Business Hosting Annual Food Drive Calls For Volunteers To Help Fill Bags

Jesberger said his annual “Fill The Bag” holiday tradition gives him and his employees a chance to give back to the community.

11/18/2012

News conference announcing extended LIRR waiting room hours (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

LIRR Announces Extended Waiting Room Hours At Dozens Of Stations

Waiting rooms at 41 LIRR stations will now be open until 10 p.m., the railroad announced Wednesday.

10/03/2012

Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. Funeral (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Marine Killed In Afghanistan Laid To Rest

The killing, and others like it, has prompted U.S. military leaders to call for drastic new action to stop deadly insider attacks where allies turn their guns on Americans.

08/19/2012

Three of the Rockville Centre Beating Suspects (Credit: CBS 2)

Alleged Assault Of Husband By Pack Of Teens Becomes Divisive Issue In Rockville Centre

The assault has become a divisive issue in Rockville Centre, where village hall meetings have been packed and chat rooms have been filled with contentious comments.

07/17/2012

Breathalyzer (file / via Wikipedia)

Long Island School Districts Get Tough, To Use Breathalyzers At Prom

For many, prom night means party night, and that often includes a lot of drinking. More schools are taking no chances when it comes to getting kids to celebrate sober. Some are going so far as to use Breathalyzer tests.

05/30/2012

Power Returns To Rockville Centre, Long Island After Earlier Outage

Approximately 10,000-15,000 people were impacted by the outage. A power feeder cable burned out, causing the disruption.

05/29/2012

Officials announcing arrests in heroin bust. From left:   FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge Janice K.Fedarcyk, Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas V. Dale, United States Attorney Loretta E. Lynch (at podium) (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

FBI, Nassau County Police Break Up Massive Heroin Drug Ring

At least 20 people have been indicted in connection with an operation that sources say sold and distributed a potent brand of heroin that has been linked to several overdose deaths in the region.

03/13/2012

Bernadette Greenwald (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Rockville Centre Woman Held Teen At Gunpoint After ‘Ring And Run’ Prank

A Rockville Centre attorney is under arrest after allegedly holding a suspected teenage prankster at gunpoint until officers arrived at her home Sunday night, Nassau County police said.

01/24/2012

Sketch of the stolen chalice stolen from a Long Island church. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police Release Sketch Of Gold-Plated Chalice Stolen From L.I. Church

The chalice was last seen on September 22 and police believe that it was stolen from St. Agnes Cathedral between then and September 28.

10/11/2011

Ground Spraying for Mosquitos (file / credit: AP)

Nassau County To Conduct Mosquito Ground Spraying To Prevent West Nile Virus

After one man died from West Nile Virus and a number of mosquitos tested positive for the virus, the Nassau County health department has decided to spray the pesticide Scourge.

09/20/2011

Driver's License (credit: AP)

Sen. Schumer, Officials Push To Stop Fake NY State Driver’s Licenses From China

More and more fake Chinese-made driver’s licenses are ending up in the hands of underage New Yorkers.

08/09/2011

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Record-High Temperature Of 98 Degrees Set At John F. Kennedy Airport

The sweltering, humid weather that made stepping out the front door like stepping into a hot, slick sponge kept its hold on the Tri-State area Tuesday.

07/12/2011

Suspect in custody after drug bust in Rockville Centre (credit: CBS 2)

Early-Morning Drug Bust Nets 14 On Long Island

Police descended on an apartment complex on Old Mill Court in the Town of Rockville Centre in a pre-dawn drug bust and raid.

06/01/2011

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