Costco construction gains steam

Until a few weeks ago, the vacant land in Oceanside’s Oil City contained mostly mounds of dirt. But now, the Costco slated for a spot on the 13-acre parcel has begun to take shape, as residents and businesses wait to see how the big-box retailer will impact the community.

Oceanside Fire Department puts out pickup truck fire

Oceanside firefighters rushed to the local National Grid plant on Daly Boulevard early Thursday morning, where a pickup truck had caught ablaze.

Alleged dealer charged after authorities seize meth packages in Oceanside

An attorney adviser for the Internal Revenue Service was arrested and charged with distributing 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, according to court documents unsealed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on Wednesday.

Town calls on county to repave Foxhurst Road

After receiving complaints from Oceanside residents about conditions on Foxhurst Road, Town of Hempstead officials urged the Nassau County Department of Public Works last week to repave the pothole-filled street.

Oceanside-raised magician starts business to live his dream

“Cards are the easiest thing to carry around,” said professional magician Michael Rossetti while sitting in the back of Panera Bread in East Meadow. “I have four hours of material with a deck …

The show must go on

Drama students performed “Seussical the Musical” earlier this month for the annual “road show” production, a student-directed theatrical event that tours elementary schools before opening at OHS for a Friday-night show and a Saturday matinee. But as the young actors hurried among three elementary schools on Jan. 4, two of the leads were home sick.

South Nassau Communities Hospital receives $1 million donation for new cancer center in Oceanside

The Louis Feil Charitable Lead Annuity Trust donated $1 million to South Nassau Communities Hospital, which will go towards establishing a new cancer center at the hospital’s main campus in …

Upcoming events in and around Oceanside

Temple Avodah is offering a defensive driving class on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 6:30 p.m. The class will save participants 10 percent on their auto insurance and allow them to receive up to a four-point reduction from their driving record. For more information and events, click the link above.