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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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  • Delray Beach man builds bench to honor friend killed in 9/11 terror attacks

    Delray Beach man builds bench to honor friend killed in 9/11 terror attacks
    Last month, the Crime & Safety blog asked readers to share what 9/11 means to them. Readers responded, and their stories will be posted here, individually and in coming days, until the 10th anniversary on Sunday. Paul Schuhmann of Delray Beach met Paul...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.....
  • 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...