BREAKING NEWS: Governor Cuomo: School's out through April 15


Oceanside, Island Park businesses face uncertainties amid coronavirus closures

No one sat at the bar. Waitresses didn’t come around with pints of beer or trays of plated food. To put it mildly, it was “a St. Patrick’s Day like no other,” said Joe Bonin, owner of J. Paul’s Terrace Café in Oceanside, with a hint of sadness and disbelief in his voice.

Nassau gasoline prices second-lowest in state

Gasoline prices continued to plunge last week as oil supplies far outstripped demand, leaving Nassau County with the second-cheapest gas in the state, behind the city of Elmira, where gasoline …

27 dead of coronavirus in Nassau County

Twenty-seven are dead because of the coronavirus to date, according to Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, speaking Friday.

Community helps Island Park woman throw surprise party for her husband — from a social distance

On St. Patrick’s Day, Dolores and Edward Hofman discovered how lucky they were to be surrounded by the kind of neighbors that they have. The community teamed up to help Dolores throw her husband a surprise party — from a safe social distance.

Oceanside man arrested for allegedly firing rifle in driveway

An Oceanside man was arrested on Monday and charged with reckless endangerment after allegedly firing a gun in his driveway.

Editorial

Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .

Oceanside Middle Schoolers get a socially distanced visit from teachers

“Stronger together … even when we are apart” is the new slogan in the Oceanside School District as teachers and staff rally to bring a unified spirit to students while they are home from school due to the coronavirus.