Though Gov. Andrew Cuomo last announced that a mask mandate would be lifted in schools, state officials decided Monday that students should wear them inside for the rest of the school year, while parents expressed varying views about unmasking their children in school going forward. Districts can, however, choose to opt out of masking requirements.
The Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners is seeking to move forward and put controversy behind it after an independent law firm revealed the findings of its probe into Commissioner Ryan Hemsley at the board’s June 3 meeting.
With the weather warming and Covid-19 restrictions loosening, restaurant owners in Oceanside and Island Park said they are excited about the return of outdoor dining, but have had trouble staffing their businesses.
A large green sign at Terrell Avenue Park in Oceanside bears the name of late former NYPD Bomb Squad Det. Luis Alvarez, ensuring that those who enter the grounds will not forget his contributions during and long after 9/11.
Though an $8.9 million repair to Austin Boulevard has snarled traffic on the Island Park thoroughfare, residents have accepted the inconvenience, saying they have waited two decades for completion of the project.
After a few changes last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Oceanside Library is returning to its regular summer gazebo readings this year for its 15th season, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Oceanside.
Nearly $100,000 in essential medical supplies, equipment and personal protective equipment, as well as an additional $55,000 to fund the purchase of other critical medical supplies has been collected by Mount Sinai South Nassau and its attending medical staff in collaboration with the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, Queens Long Island, is being shipped by Wheels Global Foundation to hospitals in India to support them in their battle against a deadly outbreak of Covid-19.
Oceanside local car enthusiasts gathered on Sunday to enjoy some coffee and look at some exciting cars in the Long Island Rail Road station parking lot.
The Oceanside Garden Club celebrated Arbor Day by planting a flowering dogwood, a native tree, in a local park.
Coming off the only defeat of his career, finishing fourth as the Kentucky Derby favorite, Essential Quality got redemption last Saturday when he edged past intense pacesetter Hot Rod Charlie down the stretch for a thrilling 1 1/4-length victory in the 153rd running of the Belmont Stakes.
There is a trifecta of trouble deep in the heart of Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott, the Texas legislature and the state Board of Education.
I must confess that I’m an old-fashioned guy who honors certain customs. I hold doors open for women and people with packages. I put my hand over my heart . . .