A Hanukkah message:

Recalling the story of Hanukkah

It’s that time of year again — eight crazy nights as Adam Sandler calls it; yes, the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah is here once again.

Herald Neighbors

Ladies' Night at SVS Jewelry in Oceanside to benefit children's hospital

The holiday spirit will be alive and well at SVS Fine Jewelry in Oceanside, as the business ushers in its annual Ladies’ Night festivities, with all proceeds benefitting Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center.

Ruff House Rescue in Oceanside hosts holiday fundraising events

“Adopt, don’t buy” — This is the message that Ruff House Rescue, the Oceanside-based pet rescue organization, is sending to Long Islanders who want a new, furry friend in the family this holiday season and beyond.

Guest column:

Remembering the 1977 Oceanside High School football team that sailed into history

This year, the Oceanside High School varsity Sailors football team fell short in its effort to repeat as the Nassau County Conference I champions.

Oceanside JCC expands LGBTQ+ youth summer camp

Friedberg JCC is expanding its camp for LGBTQ+ youth, their allies and children with LGBTQ+ parents. The day camp will now run for four weeks in summer 2019 and welcome campers ages 10 to 17.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park

The Oceanside Library is hosting Ugly Sweater Bingo for adults on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Gingerbread house making in Island Park

Families are invited to make gingerbread houses at the Island Park Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 15.