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Oceanside students have a safe return to school

Though it was different than any other previous year amid the precautions taken during the coronavirus pandemic, Oceanside students and staff returned to school on Sept. 8 with enthusiasm.

Island Park hosts solemn 9/11 ceremony

On the solemn and somber 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, elected officials, firefighters, veterans, local leaders and community members gathered at the Village of Island Park’s 9/11 memorial for a ceremony commemorating that dark day in American history.

Mega Business Systems opens in Island Park

Community members gathered on Sept. 10 to congratulate Mega Business Systems for opening its newest location on Long Beach Road in Island Park.

Dr. Rosmarie Bovino says goodbye to Island Park Schools

As she contemplated her 19 years in the Island Park School District following her retirement, longtime Superintendent Dr. Rosmarie Bovino said she was pleased with all that administrators accomplished over the years, despite the many challenges they faced.

High accolades for Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in Oceanside

The 2020 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s annual hospital rankings has recognized Mount Sinai South Nassau in Oceanside as “high performing” in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes and endocrinology, heart failure, orthopedics and urology.

Mount Sinai South Nassau’s ‘Behind the Mask’ campaign portrays efforts of front-line staff

Mount Sinai South Nassau has unveiled never-before-seen video footage of front-line staff sharing their compelling stories as they answered the call of duty to serve patients while juggling the challenges of personal and professional life throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Young Oceanside students’ bracelet sales support St. Jude’s

After two of their friends were hospitalized and treated well at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Caitlyn Cuccio and Josie Xavier said they wanted to give back. 

Friedberg JCC's SPEAC continues talent shows on Zoom

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, members of the Friedberg JCC’s Special Advocacy Coalition (SPEAC) were disappointed about canceling the group’s May talent show, dubbed the Red Carpet Event. So naturally, the event moved to a virtual format — Zoom.