Oceanside Girl Scouts kick off the cookie sale season

It was a deliciously fun evening in the gymnasium at Castleton Academy High School on Jan. 27 as the Girl Scouts of Oceanside gathered for their special cookie season kick-off event. The outing …

Oceanside Kiwanis brings the pancakes

It was the morning of the big game, and following a nearly 20-year tradition, dozens of Oceansiders gathered in the St. Anthony’s Church cafeteria for the annual Oceanside Kiwanis Super Bowl …

Forgotten figures in Oceanside History

The 1910’s were a turbulent time in the Oceanside School District. It is not likely that Vann A. Smith knew what he was in for when in 1917, he agreed to become its supervising principal. Smith …

Honoring the contributions of black whalers at the Oceanside Library

“Whaling was one of the first racially integrated industries in the United States,” Nia Adams from the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum told a small group of elementary and middle schoolers at …

South Nassau doctor to teens: Don’t eat Tide Pods

The little packets are brightly colored, squishy and, reportedly, teenagers can’t keep them out of their mouths. They’re not candy, in fact they’re the opposite. They’re Tide Pods and eating …

Feb. 15-22

Nearby things to do this week

Defensive driving course The Empire Safety Council’s defensive driving course will be offered at the Oceanside Library, 30 Davidson Ave., on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Save 10 …