Photos: An egg-cellent day for Oceanside

The rain couldn’t stop the fun at the Oceanside Department of Community Activities and Kiwanis Club’s Co-sposored egg hunt on March 23rd in the Merle Avenue School gym. While the event was …

Kiwanettes of Oceanside to honor Joe Cibellis on April 11

The Kiwanettes of Oceanside are set to honor local heroes who have impacted the community. The organization will host an awards dinner at Lambrou’s Catering Hall, in Island Park, on April 11, and …

Mount Sinai South Nassau says goodbye to Eileen Mahler

Mount Sinai South Nassau recently bid a fond farewell to longtime Oceanside resident Eileen Mahler, who recently retired after a 45-year career dedicated to nursing. The retirement celebration …

Water main breaks in Oceanside

A water main ruptured at the intersection of Anderson Street and Essex Court in Oceanside at around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday night. One vehicle suffered damage due to the incident. Liberty Water …

Oceanside High School celebrates 37th Human Relations Day

Dozens of speakers convened at Oceanside High School on March 20 for the 37th Human Relations Day. This year’s organizer was High School teacher, Guiseppina Prestigiacomo. The keynote speaker was …


With AI, we’re through the looking glass

In “Through the Looking-Glass,” Lewis Carroll’s sequel to “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” the author warns us to beware the Jabberwock. If he were writing today, he would probably warn us to be leery of artificial intelligence, with “jaws that bite” and “claws that catch.” The big difference is that AI has escaped the realm of fantasy.


Celebrating L.I.’s rich Irish-American heritage

St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, but there is much more to this annual holiday than just the vibrant green decorations, festive parades, pints of beer and corned beef. It is an opportunity to celebrate the rich tapestry of Irish-American heritage, deeply woven into the fabric of Long Island and its communities.


The challenge of a Supreme Court that isn’t supreme

As a lawyer, I have the greatest respect for the American court system. Our country is one of the few in the world whose courts are not used for political vendettas, as is the case in Russia. That system is manipulated by one man, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and there are countless cases in which he has punished his political enemies by using the judicial system.


It’s me, not ChatGPT . . . at least I think so

Why should I work this week? No one works anymore, or if they show up, they bring attitude or the three stages of incompetence: Don’t care, don’t want to be here, don’t notice you standing there at my counter. (I don’t mean you, of course. Herald readers are all diligent, responsible people.)