Flowers by Mike wins award

For many, Flowers by Mike is Oceanside and East Rockaway’s go-to florist for fresh, high-quality floral arrangements. Dedicated to providing the best customer service and finest selection of plants and flowers, Flowers by Mike has a wide variety of local and imported flowers and a team of professional designers.

Oceanside in playoff picture

As has been the narrative with nearly every single roster in every sport, the primary hindrance for the Oceanside girls’ basketball team has been health. The team has dealt with navigating …

Lincoln Orens MS hosts No Place for Hate

Students at Lincoln Orens Middle School in Island Park attended an informative assembly as the No Place for Hate pledge was presented and explained. Some of the topics discussed included bullying, the rules of etiquette and several others.

Oceanside eyes conference crown

Oceanside wrestling coach Julio Flores prefers keeping a lid on any Sailors super weapons. “I don’t want guys early on coming after my kids,” the ninth-year skipper said. But …

Chef Paula brings Cooking With Stars to JCC

Chef Paula Gottlieb Herman hosts cooking classes across Long Island, including the Barry and Florence Friedberg JCC Cooking with Stars class in Oceanside for adults with special needs, such as those …


How to teach about the Jan. 6 insurrection

National Public Radio and ABC News warn, “Teachers are on the front lines in the Jan. 6 culture war.”

Randi Kreiss

Choosing to read hope in the crystal ball

What if we got knocked out of our socks by a brilliant turnabout in our national life? At the moment, “Happy New Year” rings hollow.


No school district should overturn mask mandate

In his first week on the job, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman addressed the coronavirus pandemic in a way that can best be described as premature, if not downright foolhardy.