Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 Commissioner Ryan Hemsley has yet to meet with the law firm that was hired to investigate claims that he was behind racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic Facebook posts, despite the firm’s attempts to conduct the probe.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Feb. 3 that the state Department of Public Service will look into the feasibility of municipalizing New York American Water, the privately owned utility whose service and water bills have long been decried by Nassau County customers.
A New York City police officer from Oceanside who was charged with plotting to hire a hit man to kill her estranged husband and her boyfriend’s teenage daughter has agreed to plead guilty to one of the charges she is facing.
When it was time to shoot and direct her production company’s first film, Jacqueline Xerri said it was a no-brainer to come to her native Oceanside.
A group of high school students from throughout the Baldwin area have formed a club to support local nonprofit dog rescue centers and advocate for adoptions and rescues of dogs. Oceanside High …
Cyberbullying among teens has been a problem for years, and it is continuing, and perhaps worsening, during the coronavirus pandemic, as more middle- and high school students spend more time online. On Feb. 11, it was the subject of a virtual roundtable discussion.
On Feb. 9, alongside local library directors, Hempstead Town Supervisor Donald Clavin announced that the town has approved more than $340,000 in grants to support several public libraries within the township (see box). The allocation was made possible by funding through the federal CARES Act, which was secured by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer last year.
Stop & Shop recently unveiled its newly remodeled store at 465 Atlantic Ave. in Oceanside. In celebration of the remodel, and in support of the Oceanside community, the store provided lunch to more than 1,000 front-line workers at Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital.
Competing with a mask on, Plexiglas dividers between pairs of lanes and not celebrating strikes or spares with teammates has made for a challenging season for Nassau County high school bowlers, but …
This week's letters to the Editor focus on a push to return to in-person learning in Oceanside and a response to Randi Kreiss's last column.
There are many benefits to getting older, although I often wish that I were a lot younger. When it comes to Long Island politics, I have pretty good recall going back to the mid-1950s.
We lost our sense of normalcy in recent years, didn’t we? Nearly every morning of his presidency, Donald J. Trump treated us to . . .
This column is back by popular demand. Well, in truth, only one reader, shivering through the freezing weather, remembered that I once wrote about winter soups, and asked me to do another one.