Health officials continue to place a strong emphasis on the physical and mental wellbeing of the community as coronavirus cases continue to soar across Nassau County, leading to fear and a lot of unanswered questions.
Oceanside School No. 2 teachers are missing their students — and the students miss them, too. Sixth graders were feeling especially upset because it is their last year in elementary school, and it is uncertain if they’ll be back to enjoy the fun send-off events the grade normally partakes in. That is, until they got a big event of their own: a teachers’ parade.
Two large medical tents can be seen outside of Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital in Oceanside, which were built to help the facility's emergency department amid the coronavirus outbreak.
While local shops have had to limit business lately, they are no less in the giving spirit — perhaps even more so than ever before.
The Kiwanis Club of Oceanside and the Oceanside Library have joined forces to help the staff at Mount Sinai South Nassau and local restaurants, delis and other businesses, but they need the community's assistance.
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.
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 …
Twenty-seven are dead because of the coronavirus to date, according to Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, speaking Friday.
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.
An Oceanside man was arrested on Monday and charged with reckless endangerment after allegedly firing a gun in his driveway.
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“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.