In the wake of a scandal at Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 in which former administrators were found to have abused their taxpayer-funded positions to enrich themselves through illegal insurance and dental benefits, the board unanimously voted to hire a lawyer to look into the issue.
Residents who oppose potential development plans at Oceanside Jewish Center are banding together to fight it.
Hundreds of mourners filled Towers Funeral Home in Oceanside on Saturday morning to view the open casket of Khaseen Morris, surrounded by flowers and banners, including one that read, “Speak the truth even if your voice shakes." Morris's family attributed the quote to him.
The signs are up. The refurbished ambulances are in. The 90-year-old medical institution known as South Nassau Communities Hospital is now Mount Sinai South Nassau.
Oceanside Jewish Center is planning to sell more than half of its land, and there are five options for the temple’s future neighbor: a market-rate apartment building, an assisted-living facility, affordable senior housing, self-storage units or a medical office.
Hundreds of people gathered at the Seawane Club in Hewlett Harbor to celebrate Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital’s annual Soiree Under the Stars gala.
In her sophomore year at Oceanside High School, Rebecca Weissman learned about climate change in earth science class. That lesson sparked something in her that could impact the community for years to come.
Oceanside moved one step closer to securing at least a share of the Nassau Conference II-B girls’ tennis crown last Friday with a 4-3 victory at Kennedy.
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. …
On Sept. 24, the Nassau County Police Department hosted a meeting at Oceanside High School to address rumors on social media about the Sept. 16 incident and its aftermath and to educate the public on the dangers of social media.
Democrat Jeffrey Saxon is challenging incumbent Denise Ford, a Republican, in the Legislative District 4 race. Recently, the Herald sent questions to both candidates on the issues facing their constituents.
The Week Ahead
Nassau County libraries will participate in The Great Giveback on Oct. 19, and each library hosts a special activity.
Oceanside Library hosts OceanCon on Oct. 20 from noon to 5 p.m.
The Oceanside Department of Community Activities hosts a pumpkin decorating extravaganza on Oct. 23 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Here is the latest crime report for Oceanside and Island Park, courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.