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In a nearly 20-minute address on Dec. 6 from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the United States State Department to begin the process of moving the embassy to an undeclared site in Jerusalem. more
“’Alexis’ is a name derived from Greek, and it means a helper or protector,” Bethany House Executive Director Sister Aimee Koonmen said at the charity’s annual fashion show fundraiser this … more
Part two in the series “Educating the 21st Century Child.” Only a decade or so ago, classroom desks were lined up in neat rows. Students faced the blackboard or whiteboard. Their ability to … more
With the elections of 2017 behind us, much has been written about the Town of Hempstead’s town supervisor position being held by a registered Democrat for the first time in over a hundred years. … more
The Oceanside/Island Park Herald is currently seeking nominations for its annual Person of the Year, to be published in our Year in Review issue on Dec. 28. The Person of the Year is recognized with … more
Thunderous applause echoed through Oceanside School No. 8’s auditorium on Nov. 5 during a community tribute for musician and composer Herbert Rothgarber, of Freeport. The Long Island Composers … more
“We went to three different stores looking for the best rocks,” Ellen Lederer-DeFrancesco, creator of the Oceanside Oceanside NY Painted Rocks Facebook page, said. She was hosting a small … more
“Bow Tie Cinemas Coming Soon,” the white pieces of paper taped to the windows of the empty Oceanside Waldbaums read, along with the theater chain’s logo. Their appearance this summer prompted a … more
U.S. Army Pfc. Milton Seitman waded through the cold Atlantic off the shore of Normandy, France, on July 8, 1944, with his rifle held high above his head. He didn’t know what to expect, but when he … more
Kiai. “Kiai is just a loud, from-the-diaphragm sound that forces you to tighten the abs. It makes your moves stronger,” said Rebecca Obstfeld, of Oceanside, mother of two and black belt in … more
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