Saving Gracie

Gracie, a therapy dog with South Nassau Communities Hospital, has reached one year volunteering and will continue doing what she does best — comforting patients and being a good girl. Gracie, 3, …

Oil City Sports slicks on for a second year

It’s almost time to play ball for over a hundred Long Island children enlisted in Oceanside’s Oil City Sports, a facility run by a former Major League Baseball player. The Oil City Sports …

Oceanside teen jumpstarts her pop music career

“I always loved to sing,” Alison Berke, who goes by her stage name Ali B said. The 17-year-old OHS senior was fresh off her first East Coast tour, and the release of a new single, “Fear to Be …

Video chat with students overseas helps Oceanside teens break stereotypes

Backwards, primitive, war torn, different: Common words used by punditry and mainstream media to describe the myriad of different people living in the Middle East. But after a March 15 video chat …

The great Oceanside Girl Scouts bake off

The Oceanside Girl Scouts completed their bake off on March 25 at Oceanside High School, which ended in a scrumptious victory for three crafty girls. The Association Bake Off, a baking competition …

Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park (4/19-4/25)

White elephant sale A white elephant sale is happening at the First Presbyterian Church on April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be jewelry, household items, linens, books, children’s toys, …

T-Bear is looking for a home

Sweet T- Bear is waiting for her forever home. This 4-year-old terrier mix, has been in a loving foster home with her elderly foster mom for over a year, but she is moving, and T-Bear needs a new …