A 4,500-square-foot vacant lot in Oceanside that has been the center of controversy and lawsuits may finally be developed after Sunrise Development Inc. presented an application to build a new assisted-living facility there to the Hempstead Town Board on Oct. 1.
An Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 commissioner who was recently re-elected to the board was asked to resign after he was alleged to have posted previous racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic social media posts in the past.
In search of a way to stay busy during the coronavirus pandemic and support a good cause, a group of Oceanside students decided to hit the streets and create a lemonade stand, which raised more than $1,700 to help children with special needs.
Though the coronavirus has brought with it many challenges, the Sunrise Association has continued to provide joy to children with cancer, and with a $1 million grant recently secured, it will be able to carry on its mission in the future.
Oceanside 10th-grader Autum Blois is hosting a drive-by art supply collection at her home, 567 Derby Drive North in Oceanside, on Nov. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m.
RichnerLive and Herald Community Newspapers presented “50 Plus Health and Wealth,” a virtual event featuring speakers from the healthcare, wellness and elder law sectors, on Oct. 14.
In the Fourth Congressional District, incumbent Kathleen Rice, a Democrat from Garden City, faces Douglas Tuman, a Republican from West Hempstead.
Jennifer Wolfe, an Oceanside High School social studies teacher, said she cried tears of joy when she received the call in mid-July that the New York State Education Department chose her as the state’s 2021 Teacher of the Year. “I just felt overwhelmed by the acknowledgement that my life’s work is important,” she said.
“Nothing I learned in rabbinical school could prepare me for the exact circumstances since I’ve been here,” said Oceanside Jewish Center Rabbi Aaron Marsh, reflecting on one year in his position at the synagogue — a year that challenged him to bring new people together in new ways.
As part of an ongoing attempt to mitigate storm damage village-wide, the Island Park Department of Public Works installed a tidal flex valve at Suffolk and Warwick roads, near Harbor Isle Bridge, on Sept. 17.
There is a storm brewing, and your child’s school is in its cross hairs. It’s not a hurricane or a tornado. It’s a fiscal tsunami, and it’s going to devastate the education system on Long Island unless Albany steps up and acts.
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