BREAKING NEWS: Yes! Yes! Yes! Oceanside and Island Park district budgets, library budgets and Board of Education elections all pass through

Laura Gillen announces plans to run again

In  a surprise announcement only months after losing her re-election bid to represent the Fourth District in Congress, Democrat Laura Gillen said Wednesday morning that she plans to run for the …

Oceanside SAFE Coalition

Officer Jermaine Galloway teaches drug prevention

On April 27, Oceanside Middle School welcomed officer Jermaine Galloway, founder of the Tall Cop Says Stop program to Oceanside, where he educated teachers, parents, and community members on the …

Liberty spring flushing occurring May 22 in Island Park

Liberty will be beginning its annual spring flushing program as part of its routine distribution system maintenance to help ensure quality water service to Liberty customers on May 22. The flushing …

Friedberg Jewish Community Center

JCC holds Sunday run and walk for a cause

A crowd of runners, walkers, sponsors, family and friends were up bright and early Sunday morning to take part in the Friedberg Jewish Community Center’s 5K Run for a Cause for …


A sailing club for all the seasons

Quietly nestled away behind Peter’s Clam Bar on Empire Blvd. in Island Park is the Hempstead Bay Sailing Club. Sixty years old but with a crew of new and old blood, the sailing club is a …


The school board: Not always polite, but indispensable

So you’re looking for a way to give back to your community? Maybe burnish your resume for a future run for public office? Look no further than your local education board.

Randi Kreiss

As the virus ebbs, rules — and reporting — shift

Who says the coronavirus pandemic isn’t a global emergency anymore? WHO says.

Peter King

My unexpected medical adventure

I had never spent more than one night in a hospital or been confronted by serious illness, so my recent surgery for stomach cancer and six-day hospital stay were a life-altering experience.