- There's a lot to do this weekend in Rockville Centre. The Center for Science, Teaching and Learning at Tanglewood Preserve has announced its 2012 Spooky Fest, which will take place Oct. 19-21 (as well as next weekend). Also, he first annual Family Fun Fitness Day and Substance Use Awareness Walk will be held Saturday at 8 a.m. at South Side High School. Lastly, The Macabre Faire Grim Gathering Halloween Extravaganza is coming to Best Western Hotel from Oct. 19-21.
- Our weekly "Crimes Nearby" column posts today at 2 p.m. Come back then for a look at crime in towns surrounding RVC, including a stabbing at a local high school football game last week.
- In case you missed it, the South Side Cyclones girls varsity volleyball team raised a lot of money for the fight against breast cancer earlier this week. Click here to see how much they raised and learn how you can donate.
- The South Side boys soccer team will look to build on its major upset of Jericho this week when the Cyclones host Roslyn at 4:30 p.m. at Skelos Field this afternoon. Meanwhile, the first-place girl soccer team travels to Division for a 4:30 p.m. kickoff. And just in case there wasn't enough to do this weekend, the football team hosts Division Saturday at 2 p.m. in an attempt to avoid a two-game losing streak.
- We've hit 800 likes on Facebook way before our goal of the end of October. A big thanks to everyone who has already liked the page. For those who haven't, click here for the RVC Patch Facebook page and give us a "like" ... and enjoy your weekends!