SNCH poll: people taking supplements instead of flu shot

As this year’s flu season reaches epidemic levels, with thousands of reported cases across the island, doctors at South Nassau Communities Hospital had two pieces of advice on Feb. 8 for those …

Accolades for South Nassau in women’s health

For the fifth straight year, Becker’s Hospital Review, a health care industry trade publication, has named South Nassau Communities Hospital to its list of “100 Hospitals with Great Women’s …

Oceanside Girl Scouts kick off the cookie sale season

It was a deliciously fun evening in the gymnasium at Castleton Academy High School on Jan. 27 as the Girl Scouts of Oceanside gathered for their special cookie season kick-off event. The outing …

Oceanside Kiwanis brings the pancakes

It was the morning of the big game, and following a nearly 20-year tradition, dozens of Oceansiders gathered in the St. Anthony’s Church cafeteria for the annual Oceanside Kiwanis Super Bowl …

Forgotten figures in Oceanside History

The 1910’s were a turbulent time in the Oceanside School District. It is not likely that Vann A. Smith knew what he was in for when in 1917, he agreed to become its supervising principal. Smith …

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Nearby things to do this week

Defensive driving course The Empire Safety Council’s defensive driving course will be offered at the Oceanside Library, 30 Davidson Ave., on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Save 10 …