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Herald offers $500K in grants for small businesses

Richner Communications Inc., publisher of Herald Community Newspapers and The Riverdale Press, this week announced a $500,000 grant program to support local businesses. Through the Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program, each Long Island business is eligible to receive up to $15,000 of matching grant funds, which can be used for marketing services to promote the business’ products and services. The Herald Small Business Marketing Grant Program is being supported by

Big events, college plans up in the air for some Oceanside High School students

High school seniors are lamenting on potential cancelation of prom and graduation, while juniors focus on college admissions.

Oceanside School District donates used iPads to Mount Sinai South Nassau

Diane Provvido, Oceanside School District’s assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction and research, delivered 50 iPads to Mount Sinai South Nassau this morning.   The …

Editorial

Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

Sprouting positivity in the community

Flowers by Mike in Oceanside, East Rockaway donates arrangements to seniors, hospitals and strangers amid coronavirus

Though they had to close both of their stores for being “non-essential” businesses during the coronavirus epidemic, Flowers by Mike showed just how vital they are to the Oceanside and East Rockaway communities.

A message from Pastor Alex Raabe

Celebrating Easter amid uncertain times

An Easter message from Pastor Alex Raabe of the Oceanside Lutheran Church.

A message from Rabbi Uri Goren

This Passover will pass over

A Passover message from Rabbi Uri Goren of Temple Avodah in Oceanside.

Op-Ed

I’m proud of our LIRR workers

As another week has passed, and as we fight through this pandemic together, I continue to think about our Long Island Rail Road workforce, which continually rises to the challenge.