Longtime OHS teacher Richie Woods retires

Few can make the claim that they know Oceanside as well as Richard “Richie” Woods. The 59-year-old local historian, sports coach, science teacher and amateur guitar player says the neighborhood …

Bessie Lamonica named Personality of the Month by the Eastern NY Soccer Association

The Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association has named Bessie Lamonica, a longtime figure in the Oceanside soccer community, June’s Personality of the Month. Lamonica has been involved in …

Marina Pointe condos begin selling in East Rockaway, Oceanside

About one-third of Marina Pointe’s 84 condominiums under construction on the border of East Rockaway and Oceanside are already under contract, according to Lou Nicosia, the sales manager of Marina …

O'side middle schooler brings art to sick children nationwide

Sixth grader Autum Blois realized the therapeutic power of art first-hand as a patient in the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Inspired by art therapy programs in the hospital where she was forced …

SNCH marks ambulance quiet zone with signs

Responding to concerns raised by local residents, South Nassau Communities Hospital, in partnership with SeniorCare EMS, have placed signs marking the perimeter of the hospital’s ambulance quiet …

OHS graduate has drawn up magical career

Ed Wexler’s caricatures of Oscar and Emmy Awards nominees in the Hollywood Reporter led to the Los Angeles resident receiving calls from people around the world, even some of the actors that he had so eloquently exaggerated.

O’side thespian wins Roger Rees Award

It wasn’t a Tony or a Grammy, (yet) but for Thespian Troop No. 132 Vice President Dean Klebonas it was almost as good, because on May 20 at the Beacon School in Manhattan, the OHS senior was named …

Jimi Gubelli 5K set for June 24

The 9th annual Jimi Gubelli 5K run/walk will be held on June 24 at Masone Beach in Island Park. The event starts at 9:30 a.m. and check-in is at 8 a.m. Jimi Gubelli was a beloved member of the …

Meet Oceanside High School class of ’17’s valedictorian and salutatorian

Oceanside High School’s class of 2017 valedictorian and salutatorian are somewhat opposites. One is a mathematics expert looking to work in computer science, while the other plans to specialize …