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RVC Good News in 2013

Year in Review: Some happy stories from 2013 in Rockville Centre.




SSHS Students Launch Free Tutoring Site

Four South Side High School seniors recently launched a website that connects their peers with student tutors. Click here for the full story.

A Magical Trip for a Boy with Cancer

Buddy Abrams, the 20-month-year-old Rockville Centre boy diagnosed with a tumor on his brain stem, and his family have embarked on a magical trip that came courtesy of local business owner. Click here for the full story.

Temporary House for Women and Children Raises Funds in RVC

Bethany House, a temporary residence dedicated to improving the lives of homeless women and children on Long Island with a location in Baldwin, recently raised more than $14,000 at its 13th annual fashion show and awards dinner at Rockville Links Club. Click here for the full story.

A Swing for Buddy and Other Kids with Special Needs

One-and-a-half-year-old Buddy Abrams can now enjoy swinging all-year round. Click here for the full story.

13 Foster Children Adopted

13 children were officially adopted Monday in a ceremony at Long Island Children's Museum in Garden City. The ceremony, with the help of the Department of Social Services and Nassau County Family Court, celebrated the finalization of adoptions and freedom from the foster care system for Nassau children.

Winterland Raises $22K for RVC Community Fund

A recent Enchanted Winterland event raised $22,124 for the Rockville Centre Community Fund. Event Chairperson Joan MacNaughton, owner of Leggz Ltd., presented Mayor Francis Murray and the board of trustees with a check at the November board meeting. Click here for the full story.

RVC Teen Tennis Star to Play at Wimbledon

Rockville Centre teen Noah Rubin will be competing in the upcoming International Tennis Federation Junior Championships at Wimdledon later this month. Click here for the full story.

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