Busy O’side intersection gets new crossing guard amid concerns

A new crossing guard has been stationed at the intersection of Long Beach Road and Henrietta Avenue since Nov. 20, after Oceanside parents pushed for increased safety measures in the wake of a car …

Oceanside captures coveted county crown

For the first time in 40 years, they’re celebrating a Nassau County football championship in Oceanside. On a cold, rainy and windy Saturday at Hofstra, the Sailors rode a red-hot defense to a 17-0 victory over defending Conference I champion Freeport.

Birds abound at Oceanside’s 31st Annual Turkey Shoot

Nearly 4,000 pounds of turkey and roughly 5,000 pounds of canned and dry food flew out the doors of the Oceanside High School lobby early on Nov. 21. The reason for this mass exodus? Charity, as more …

Bethany House honors OHS alum for volunteer work

“’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 …

Forgotten figures in Oceanside history

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. …

Herald is looking for a good man or woman

The Oceanside/Island Park Herald is currently seeking nominations for its annual Person of the Year, to be published in our Year in Review issue on Dec. 28. The Person of the Year is recognized with …

Surviving the next superstorm

After Hurricane Sandy devastated the Oceanside-Island park area, local activists, and local and state officials, began working on a plan to make sure a storm would never again leave behind so much …