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Rockville Centre

Rockville Centre
More than 350 years ago, as the winter of 1643 arrived, so did some visitors to the ancient village established by the Rockaway Indians.
Photo: The Bank of Rockville Centre, Rockville Centre (Photo from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909)
More than 350 years ago, as the winter of 1643 arrived, so did some visitors to the ancient village established by the Rockaway Indians.
Photo: The Bank of Rockville Centre, Rockville Centre (Photo from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909)
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  • All NYC Schools Open; Hundreds Other Schools, Colleges Closed

    All NYC Schools Open; Hundreds Other Schools, Colleges Closed
    All New York City public schools are open Wednesday, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's declaration of a weather emergency for New York City due to the overnight snow storm. New NYC School Chancellor Cathie Black made the announcement at 5 a.m. and stated...
  • MTA Announces Service Changes In Anticipation Of Snow

    MTA Announces Service Changes In Anticipation Of Snow
    In anticipation of Friday's snowfall, the MTA has announced several service changes on the subways and railroads. On Friday, straphangers can expect express trains 2, 3, 4, 5, A, E, D, F, N and Q will run local in various sections of their routes. The...
  • Hell's Kitchen is back!

     
    Here's John-John on last night's Hell's Kitchen:Sixteen contestants sweat over food while a larger-than-life egoed celebrity yells at them. Am I still watching The Biggest Loser? Naw. Hell’s Kitchen is back, and Gordon Ramsay picks up right where we...
  • Two-Alarm Fire Consumes Building

    Two-Alarm Fire Consumes Building
    A two-alarm fire has erupted in Baldwin, Long Island, leaving at least one firefighter injured. The fire was reported just after 9 a.m. at 2386 South Grand Avenue near Prospect Street. Reports says the fire began on the second floor and extended into...
  • NJ Transit, LIRR Shuffle Service In Wake Of Snow Storm

    NJ Transit, LIRR Shuffle Service In Wake Of Snow Storm
    As another major winter storm hits our area, officials are taking the proper precautions on the roads and rails. The National Weather service warns the Tri-State area could be in for significant snow, sleet, and ice accumulations. The storm has the...
  • Long Beach: Bi-partisan kudos in a season of battle

     
    Two days before a hotly contested national and state election, the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce annual dinner was the scene of uncommon mutual expressions of admiration between Democrats and Republicans, Newsday's Sid Cassese informs us. He files this.....
  • Albany: Smith calls for special session

     
    James Madore in Albany reports: State Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith called Tuesday for the Legislature to reconvene in a special session to tackle the crisis on Wall Street. Smith (D-Queens) asked Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville...
  • Suffolk's Sen. Flanagan draws notice on upstate circuit

     
    Sen. John Flanagan (R-C-East Northport), already mentioned in this space as a possible future statewide-office prospect for the Republicans, has been gripping and grinning with some of the prominent civic types in western New York alongside Majority...
  • Sen. Skelos and barrels of ink: A short reality check

     
    In a New York Times story earlier this week about yet another owner for Newsday, state Senator Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) was quoted saying: "There???s no question that Newsday dominates... To get a story out, you need to get......