WE NEED YOUR HELP — Support your hometown newspaper by making a donation.

Lending a hand to the VFW in Oceanside

The Oceanside Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has hit some hard times, according to auxiliary vice president Roy Ruland.

Island Park woman arrested for driving drunk with children in the car

An Island Park woman was arrested and charged with six felony counts of driving while intoxicated on July 22 after Nassau County police reported that she drove drunk with six children in her car.

North Merrick School District's ‘Operation Frontline’ aids Mount Sinai South Nassau staff in Oceanside

Students, teachers and administrators in the North Merrick School District’s WINGS program recently organized “Operation Frontline,” during which they supplied Mount Sinai South Nassau nurses and doctors with much needed facemask extenders.

Oceanside graduates receive scholarships honoring fallen 9/11 firefighter

Thirteen graduating Oceanside High School students have received scholarships in memory of the late Kenneth J. Marino, a firefighter who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

Marine Nature Study Area in Oceanside reopens as part of Phase Four

After closing for many months because of coronavirus restrictions, the Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area reopened this week as part of Phase Four.

Mount Sinai South Nassau’s ‘Behind the Mask’ campaign portrays efforts of front-line staff

Mount Sinai South Nassau has unveiled never-before-seen video footage of front-line staff sharing their compelling stories as they answered the call of duty to serve patients while juggling the challenges of personal and professional life throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Educational leaders discuss challenges of reopening schools

Superintendents from the Oceanside, East Rockaway and Baldwin school districts spoke in a virtual forum Aug. 4 about obstacles to opening schools in September.

Friedberg JCC's SPEAC continues talent shows on Zoom

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, members of the Friedberg JCC’s Special Advocacy Coalition (SPEAC) were disappointed about canceling the group’s May talent show, dubbed the Red Carpet Event. So naturally, the event moved to a virtual format — Zoom.