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An estimated 200,000 men, women and children took to the streets of Manhattan for the second Women’s March, held on the first anniversary of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on … more
Roughly midway through Emanuel “Manny Sokal” Sokolofsky’s 13-year career as an NBA referee, the now 88-year-old Oceanside newcomer made a bad call. Anticipating a foul, Sokolofsky blew the … more
Last month, Oceanside native Joan Walsh, a political commentator and national reporter for The Nation, made headlines when MSNBC decided — to the chagrin of many of her fans and her colleagues at … more
Part 6 of the “Educating the 21st Century Child” series. Students held the Google Cardboard virtual-reality glasses to their faces on a recent Thursday. “Let’s get ready to … more
The Rev. Nicholas Lombardi, who served as pastor of St. Anthony’s Church from 2012 to 2017, recalled the story of Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer when speaking of his friend and former parishioner John … more
Part five in the series “Educating the 21st Century Child.”Mepham High School broadcast teacher Stu Stein often holds class in the dark, and with virtually every surface in his … more
In a nearly 20-minute address on Dec. 6 from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the United States State Department to begin the process of moving the embassy to an undeclared site in Jerusalem. more
“’Alexis’ is a name derived from Greek, and it means a helper or protector,” Bethany House Executive Director Sister Aimee Koonmen said at the charity’s annual fashion show fundraiser this … more
Part two in the series “Educating the 21st Century Child.” Only a decade or so ago, classroom desks were lined up in neat rows. Students faced the blackboard or whiteboard. Their ability to … more
With the elections of 2017 behind us, much has been written about the Town of Hempstead’s town supervisor position being held by a registered Democrat for the first time in over a hundred years. … more
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