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Oceanside, Island Park dining options shift with weather

Unseasonably mild temperatures last week allowed local restaurants to take advantage of outdoor seating, but with winter weather looming, owners are bracing for the challenge of watching their new business model under the pandemic disappear until next spring.

Oceanside community gathers on Veterans Day

In a socially distant ceremony at Oceanside High School, servicemen and women, residents and community leaders gathered to commemorate Veterans Day on Nov. 11

$15.2M repair set for Austin Boulevard in Island Park

Long awaited improvements to Austin Boulevard in Island Park will finally come under Nassau County’s 2021-24 Capital Improvement Plan, which was announced last month.

Village of Island Park recognizes veterans

The Village of Island Park’s annual Veterans Day remembrance ceremony hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary Post 1029 was held Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. with about 100 people in attendance. 

LGBTQ bar opens doors in Oceanside

An LGBTQ bar opened  on Nov. 12 in Oceanside. Gina Caggiano, owner of North Village Tavern in Rockville Centre, and her fiancé, David Wuestmann, openied BTW, which stands for “born this way,” on Long Beach Road.

Jerry Kremer

Will Trump come to Biden’s inauguration? I don’t care.

Having run successfully for public office 13 times, I can readily understand why President Trump is having a hissy fit.

Alfonse D'Amato

The 2020 election: a mandate for moderation

The election is in the history books. As the dust finally settles on the presidential race, it appears that Joe Biden won with the same razor-thin margin by which Donald Trump did in 2016.

Randi Kreiss

Dinner for two at our Thanksgiving table

Is anyone else thinking about the Berlin Airlift? It is one of the great stories of American audacity in the face of political thuggery. In case you’re too young to remember . . .