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Amazon Fresh slated for Oceanside

After much speculation and buzz about what will replace the vacant Waldbaum’s building in Oceanside, Amazon Fresh is slated for the location. There are 14 such stores across the country.

Town of Hempstead officials, Mount Sinai South Nassau administrators visit Bay Park to announce summer sunscreen initiative

Town of Hempstead officials and Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital in Oceanside have partnered to implement complimentary sunscreen dispensers at town-operated beaches and pool complexes.

Legislature votes for public water authority

Both the New York State Assembly and Senate last week passed a bill to establish a North Shore Water Authority and a South Nassau Water Authority that would replace New York American Water for …

Island Park residents take Austin Boulevard traffic in stride amid repairs

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.

Oceanside students unveil anti-marijuana PSAs for NICE buses

The legalization of the sale and use of recreational marijuana in New York has been met with stiff opposition in the form of opt-outs from local municipalities. In Oceanside, the high school’s youth council made their mark on the conversation by creating signs to run on Nassau Inter-County Express buses to warn county residents about the effects the drug can have on developing brains.

Op-Ed

Climate change is here — and it’s uglier than we thought

The New York Times published a number of articles on July 10 on the impact of climate change on our lives today. Collectively, they were frightening . . .

Randi Kreiss

Humble pie is back on the White House menu

We’re in the midst of a global reset in the wake of a pandemic that has humbled us all, reminding us how quickly a microscopic virus can send us hurtling off the rails.