Tag: Rockville Centre

How California Cops & Idaho Crisis Center Helped Save Suicidal Woman...

The surreal rescue began with a phone call from an Idaho crisis center on Wednesday morning to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office in California, saying they had spoken to a woman on the phone and via Facebook who revealed she wanted to end her life.

Long Island ‘Sip And Paint’ & ‘Paint Night’ Venue Guide

Perfect for a fantastic time out on the town with friends and family, regardless of the season, "Sip and Paints" and "Paint Nights" are taking place at restaurants, bars and art galleries all across Nassau and Suffolk counties. Here’s a list of Long Island ‘Sip and Paint’ and ‘Paint Night’ Venues:

Long Island Literary Festival Features Dave Barry, Gail Sheehy & Pros...

A stellar roster of literary luminaries plan to take the stage at Molloy College for the third annual Long Island LitFest on March 26!

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto Resigning After Corruption Arrest

Ten-term Republican Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, citing his arrest on federal corruption charges last month, announced Tuesday plans to resign the office he was first elected to 20 years ago.

How Websleuths & Filmmakers Sparked A Revelation In Gilgo Murders Case

When the biggest story in years broke this month in the unsolved Long Island Serial Killer case, few noticed that an online community of crime buffs and two filmmakers sparked the revelation.

10 Most-Read Long Island Press Local News Stories of 2016

As usual, the annual review of the Press’ most-clicked stories of the year looks nothing like the editors’ choices for top stories of the previous 12 months. Instead of big political and business news stories that affect many Long Islanders’ lives, readers instead flocked to articles about creepy clowns, serial killers and video games.

Top 10 Long Island News Stories of 2016

Whether it was the presidential election results or death of beloved icons such as Prince, David Bowie, Muhammed Ali or Leonard Cohen, few are sad to bid farewell to 2016.

Unidentified Murder Victim Dubbed ‘Peaches’ Linked to Gilgo Beach Killings

Exclusive: Authorities have linked an unidentified woman’s torso found 19 years ago in Rockville Centre with skeletal remains discovered on Ocean Parkway amid the Long Island Serial Killer investigation, the Press has learned.

Pope Names New Bishop of Rockville Centre Diocese

Pope Francis named Bishop John O. Barres of Allentown, Pa., to replace retiring Bishop William Murphy as leader of the Rockville Centre diocese, which includes 1.4 million Catholics on Long Island. Barres, a native of Larchmont in Westchester County and graduate of Princeton, had formerly served as a priest in Wilmington, Del. and was installed as the fourth bishop of Allentown in 2009. Accompanied by Murphy at a press conference within Monsignor Kelly Parish Center adjacent to St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre on Friday, he recalled fond memories of visiting Jones Beach with his family during his childhood and watching "The Doctor" Julius Erving dominate the court at Nassau Coliseum as a member of a CYO basketball team.

Phillips Wins, Venditto Too Close to Call as NY Senate Majority...

Republican Elaine Phillips beat Democrat Adam Haber to win an open New York State Senate seat but a sitting Republican Long Island state senator may be unseated, potentially tipping the balance of power in that chamber back to a Democratic majority.