Election 2019

Don Clavin challenges Laura Gillen in Town of Hempstead supervisor race

Republican Don Clavin is challenging incumbent Democrat Laura Gillen in the race for Hempstead town supervisor. The Herald recently asked both candidates about issues that are important to residents

Oceanside rolls into playoffs

Any team opposing Oceanside in the Nassau Class AA boys’ soccer playoffs can expect a full 80-minute battle. The Sailors, while putting together a seven-game unbeaten streak from Sept. 20 through Oct. 17, mustered some last-minute homefield magic on more than one occasion in addition to continuing to build chemistry and confidence. They finished 5-2-5 in conference play.

Herald Neighbors

Frolicking fall fun at Oceanside Fam Fest

Hundreds of community members, including residents, business owners and elected officials, attended the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Fam Fest event at Castleton Academy High School of Oceanside on Oct. 5.

Oceanside shares conference lead

Oceanside moved one step closer to securing at least a share of the Nassau Conference II-B girls’ tennis crown last Friday with a 4-3 victory at Kennedy.

Where to vote (early) in Nassau County

Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. …

Election 2019

Jeffrey Saxon challenges Denise Ford in Nassau County Legislative District 4

Democrat Jeffrey Saxon is challenging incumbent Denise Ford, a Republican, in the Legislative District 4 race. Recently, the Herald sent questions to both candidates on the issues facing their constituents.

Election 2019

Siegel challenges Kopel in Nassau County's 7th Legislative District

Incumbent County Legislator Howard Kopel, a Republican from Lawrence, is running for his sixth two-year term. Challenger Debra Siegel, a lawyer, is a Democrat from Rockville Centre.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park

Strawberry Fields, the ultimate Beatles cover band, will perform in full costume at the Oceanside Middle School auditorium on Oct. 26 at 8 p.m.

Free screenings at Mount Sinai South Nassau in Oceanside

Mount Sinai South Nassau’s Center for Women’s Imaging will offer free breast cancer screenings on Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A Halloween hoot in Island Park

Island Park Public Library hosts a Halloween gathering for children of all ages on Oct. 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Crime watch: Oceanside, Island Park

Leaving the sceneOn Oct. 13 at 2:43 p.m., a motorist reported that a vehicle struck her car and left the scene while she was driving on S. Long Beach Road.LarcenyOn Oct. 13 at 1:12 p.m., a homeowner …