Oceanside business owner donates roses to South Nassau Communities Hospital patients for Valentine’s Day

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.

Oceanside enjoys huge season

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

Hempstead Town Board tables audit of Building Department

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 …

Herald Neighbors

Dinner-dance pays tribute to Island Park veterans

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.

South Nassau Communities Hospital receives grant for medical lecture series

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

Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park

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.

Tax assistance in Oceanside

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.