“We’re not allowed to talk about politics in school,” a 16-year-old Oceanside High School student said, claiming that the policy extended into government classes. “You’re not allowed to …
Eight years after the Oceanside community raised $118,000 for its last Relay For Life event in 2009, schools, community groups and residents are on the homestretch of a final push to break that mark as the June 3 fundraiser quickly approaches.
Hundreds turned out at the Oceanside Library on May 13 to see amazing inventions dreamt up by sixth-grade students in the Oceanside School District’s Project Extra program.
A public accountant from Oceanside pleaded guilty to tax evasion on Wednesday in federal court in Central Islip for embezzling more than $750,000 from schools that serve special needs children.
Students — and even staff — rocked out at Oceanside High School’s 15th annual Battle of the Bands on May 12, as one band narrowly defeated its second-place counterpart for one of the closest finishes in the event’s history.
Vanella’s Funeral Chapel, a family-owned business in Oceanside since 1965, was sold to a development company earlier this month, nearly a year after one of its shareholders, who ran the home, was ousted by relatives.
Hundreds came out to watch the Oceanside School District’s administrators, teachers and staff compete on the volleyball court during a Relay For Life fundraiser at the high school on May 12.
Brian DeMartino, a former dog trainer in Oceanside who is being investigated for alleged animal abuse, was arraigned on May 11 at Nassau County District Court in Hempstead after allegedly violating an order of protection against his girlfriend by sending her threatening text messages. Judge Eileen Goggin set DeMartino’s bail at $100,000 bond — $80,000 in cash.
A hotly contested race in Oceanside reached its explosive conclusion on May 3. And, no, people were not voting for politicians, the budget, or school board members. After a month-long campaign …
“You could ask any police officer, and they’ll tell you that you’re not going to arrest your way out of this,” said Steven Dodge, an Oceanside High School graduate and former drug addict who started the Saving Lives from Addiction through Treatment and Education Project to educate youth about the dangers of substance abuse. “It has to come from every sector of the community. I mean, essentially, that’s what communities are for.”
An Oceanside man was arrested on Tuesday morning for driving while high after state police observed him driving erratically in a car that was missing two tires.
They had all had bad commutes. Doug Goodstein, of Rockville Centre, said he had seen what appeared to be wastewater cascading from the ceiling of Pennsylvania Station on May 3, and recorded video …
The Oceanside School District’s $150 million 2017-18 budget easily passed on Tuesday by a vote of 1,202 to 369. Next year’s spending plan — about $2.9 million, or 1.97 percent, larger than the current one — took advantage of its allowable tax levy increase of 2.15 percent.
At least three candidates will be vying for one open seat on the Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 Board of Commissioners, as the department’s June 15 election approaches. Oceanside residents …