Island Park Public Library

Rhonda Denét sings ‘the songs that speak to me’

Rhonda Denét and the Silver Fox Songs Trio paid tribute to the queens of soul and jazz music at the Island Park Public Library on March 11. The dubbed “All Hail the Queens,” show …

Mount Sinai South Nassau

Eric Schrader tells his colon cancer story

An acclaimed chef and father, Eric Schrader told an audience about how he defeated Stage 3 Colon Cancer at the age of 45 for Colon Cancer Awareness Week at Mount Sinai South Nassau on March 6. The …

Oceanside Fire Department

New sign will keep Oceanside safe, informed

One of the last things then Assemblywoman Missy Miller did for the 20th district before resigning in 2022 to become the Councilwoman for the Town of Hempstead was secure funding through the state for …


Francis X. Hegarty Elementary students meet living authors

Students, parents and school staff gathered at Francis X. Hegarty Elementary in Island Park for a living book fair on March 1. More than 20 authors and illustrators were in attendance as part of the …

Upcoming event

Symposium tailored to community needs

Our phones and other devices are no longer simply tools that we use. They’re also doorways into online communities. On March 18 at 8:30 a.m., the Oceanside School District is offering a …

Peter King

My mixed memories of leading the parade

St. Patrick’s “Day” is actually several weeks of events commemorating Irish culture and traditions and Irish-America’s contributions to the American mosaic.

Jerry Kremer

A depressing tale of two fibbers

No one has given me a riddle to consider for a long time. But I can think of one. What’s the difference between U.S. Rep. George Santos and Fox News?

Randi Kreiss

The sun shivers and shudders northward

Don’t believe me. Don’t believe the National Weather Service. But come hell or high water (and both are coming!), you better believe the Farmers’ Almanac.