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Oceanside students unveil anti-marijuana PSAs for NICE buses

The legalization of the sale and use of recreational marijuana in New York has been met with stiff opposition in the form of opt-outs from local municipalities. In Oceanside, the high school’s youth council made their mark on the conversation by creating signs to run on Nassau Inter-County Express buses to warn county residents about the effects the drug can have on developing brains.

Mount Sinai South Nassau in Oceanside and its partners donate supplies to India amid Covid-19 struggles

Nearly $100,000 in essential medical supplies, equipment and personal protective equipment, as well as an additional $55,000 to fund the purchase of other critical medical supplies has been collected by Mount Sinai South Nassau and its attending medical staff in collaboration with the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, Queens Long Island, is being shipped by Wheels Global Foundation to hospitals in India to support them in their battle against a deadly outbreak of Covid-19.

Oceanside Kiwanis's summer gazebo readings return in-person

After a few changes last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Oceanside Library is returning to its regular summer gazebo readings this year for its 15th season, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Oceanside.

Summer car shows rev up in Oceanside

Oceanside local car enthusiasts gathered on Sunday to enjoy some coffee and look at some exciting cars in the Long Island Rail Road station parking lot.

Oceanside Garden Club grows community spirit with tree planting

The Oceanside Garden Club celebrated Arbor Day by planting a flowering dogwood, a native tree, in a local park. 


The census: a wealth of enlightening information

The recently completed census became controversial because of political interference, but the results are still important. This is especially true when . . .

Scott Brinton

Suburban Long Island getting wilder by the day

Last Nov. 8, I was kayaking in Emory Creek in Freeport, just north of the Narrows, when I spotted what I thought was a chunk of garbage floating in the waterway and paddled over to collect it.

Randi Kreiss

On the road with a priest, a knight and a monk

After 15 months, hundreds of miles, 800 pages and 40 hours of audio, I listened to the closing words of my book this week, and it was good.