Photos: Island Park Little League kicks off the season

Island Park Little League welcomed the community to its annual opening day parade on May 4th, marking the official start of the baseball season in Island Park. A beloved tradition among …

Come to the Spring Greek Fest in Island Park May 16-19

Island Park is preparing to immerse itself in a springtime celebration as the third annual Panaghia of Island Park Greek Orthodox Church Spring Fest, is set to treat residents with Greek culture from …

Arbor Day tree planting unites Island Park

The Village of Island Park and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County, held a successful Arbor Day tree-planting event took place on the Village Green. The day saw active participation from …

Holocaust survivor Hedy Page visits Oceanside High School

Hedy Page, a Holocaust survivor, visited Oceanside High School on May 1, providing students with a rare opportunity to come face-to-face with living history. Page, 94, of Long Beach, shared her …

Meet Oceanside's valedictorian and salutatorian for 2024

As Oceanside Valedictorian Julian Piedrahita and Salutatorian Justin Connolly gear up for graduation, they preparing to bid farewell to their alma mater and embark on new adventures in higher …

Paul Engel provides support and healing with group therapy

Oceanside resident and clinical social worker Paul Engel will be facilitating an eight-week-long group therapy session called “Healing from Emotional Anger and Relational Trauma”. The sessions …


There’s no such thing as too many debate

The political debate. It’s a chance to see and hear from those who wish to represent us in government. But for the candidates seeking office, only they can truly appreciate the stress and pressure that comes with it.


God knows where my story will lead

While I truly appreciated every moment of my 28 years in Congress, I’ve found that a real benefit of being retired is that I have more time to think about where I’ve been and how I got there. Don’t get me wrong. I’m still keeping myself busy in a number of areas, including writing for the Heralds. But there’s no longer the constant rush to be somewhere or get something done.


Hochul wins a round on the Albany battlefield

In this world, when you are presented with an opportunity to advance in some field, you often only get one chance. But when it comes to politics and you’re the governor of New York, you get four chances to succeed at the job. Last week, Gov. Kathy Hochul got her second chance to present her blueprint for the future, and she succeeded in winning over many of the state’s skeptics.


Why can’t we be told the truth about congestion pricing?

Some politicians give out “candy.” Some give out “medicine.” That’s the nature of politics. But what’s unacceptable is giving people medicine and telling them …