‘Bring your own bottle,’ fill up at hydration stations in Town of Hempstead parks

Schools are out and the summer season is officially here, and last week the Town of Hempstead announced the addition of an eco-friendly water bottle refilling station at the Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve, helping to reduce the number of plastic bottles discarded at the park while keeping residents hydrated.

Mount Sinai South Nassau, Maidenbaum's honor ‘health care heroes’

Mount Sinai South Nassau dedicated its new Maidenbaum Health Care Heroes Plaza on Monday to the hospital’s doctors, nurses and health care workers in honor of their extraordinary efforts during the …

Oceanside pickle sandwich goes viral

When Seven Brothers Gourmet decided to add a healthier sandwich alternative to their menu, they could have never anticipated the wildly positive reception it would get. A seemingly mundane idea …

Oceanside High School students receive Memorial College scholarship

Oceanside High school seniors Chamille Malcolm and Jasmyn Peralta were each awarded scholarships towards their college education by the Say Their Names Association on June 13. Founded in 2020 in the …

Oceanside’s Social Studies superstar Mitch Bickman honored with prestigious award

Mitch Bickman, the Social Studies Director for the Oceanside School District, has been honored with the Outstanding Social Studies Supervisor/Chairperson Award. This accolade recognizes his …


A holiday that we should never take for granted

July Fourth is a holiday that truly deserves to be celebrated by all Americans. The bottom line is that July 4, 1776 began the daring experiment that led to the formation of the greatest nation in the history of the world, which has produced more opportunity and more freedoms for more types of people than ever thought imaginable.


Our future should include transit-oriented development

How regressive, then, that many of today’s Nassau County elected leaders are failing to consider how their decisions will affect even the next couple of generations.


Summertime heightens the importance of traffic safety

In my role as a personal injury attorney, I have worked with hundreds of people who have been involved in motor vehicle accidents resulting from negligence or oversight that often could have been …


I’m running to fight for women’s freedoms

Since Roe was overturned, legislators and governors in more than a dozen states have imposed harsh restrictions and outright bans on abortion. The repercussions have been devastating.