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Local students launch dog rescue club

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 …

Tackling teen cyberbullying

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.

Island Park among libraries set to receive federal CARES funds

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 reopens in Oceanside, provides lunch to MSSN workers

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.

Oceanside bowlers are in contention

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 …

Letters to the Oceanside/Island Park Herald (Feb. 18-24)

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.

Jerry Kremer

Laura Curran is handling Nassau County with aplomb

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.

Scott Brinton

Finding peace again, post-Trump

We lost our sense of normalcy in recent years, didn’t we? Nearly every morning of his presidency, Donald J. Trump treated us to . . .

Randi Kreiss

Grab your ladle: The soup’s on the table

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.