Six years ago, with no budget, no permits and no rules, Oceanside native Scott Weil set out to produce the film “Once Upon a Superhero” with its writer and director, John M. Kline, in Los Angeles. After several setbacks and a lengthy post-production process, Weil will return home to Long Island when the award-winning film screens at Malverne Cinema on Feb. 21.
At a contentious meeting of Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7’s board of commissioners on Feb. 7, Commissioner Tom Lanning asked Chairman John Mannone to step down, citing a decision to fire two long-tenured employees, which Mannone’s detractors claim was done without cause.
The Nassau County Police Department arrested five women in connection with larcenies at four Victoria’s Secret locations, including the store on Long Beach Road in Oceanside.
A Brentwood man died on Feb. 9 after crashing his SUV into an Oceanside Starbucks.
As state lawmakers continue to debate the expected legalization of recreational marijuana, Town of Hempstead leaders announced a bipartisan pair of bills on Feb. 1 that would restrict the use and …
Mike Graham said he anticipated his Flowers by Mike shop to be busy preparing for its first Valentine’s Day rush, but that didn’t stop him from dedicating two to three hours to preparing and donating 350 roses to patients at South Nassau Communities Hospital on the holiday.
It’s been a banner season for Oceanside wrestling. After capturing a conference title for the first time in 15 seasons, the Sailors crowned a pair of qualifier tournament champs and sent 11 participants to last weekend’s Nassau Division 1 championships
The Hempstead Town Board voted on Feb. 5 to table the hiring of an outside consultant to audit the Town Building Department. The roughly $155,000 measure was intended to offer recommendations on how …
The Island Park Civic Association recognized local veterans and donated to Building Homes for Heroes at its 10th annual Love Your Troops Valentine’s dinner-dance fundraiser on Saturday.
The Mudra Foundation: Art for a Cause has agreed to underwrite an annual medical education lecture series that will focus on innovations and research in medicine to further medical education at South Nassau Communities Hospital.
The Week Ahead
Children in fifth grade and older are invited to play winter-themed Wii games at the Island Park Public Library on Feb. 19 from 3 to 5 p.m.
It’s tax season! On Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment will offer free income tax assistance for seniors and low-income individuals of all ages at the Oceanside Library.