Long Beach man arrested for assault on Oceanside nurse

Police arrested a Long Beach resident following an assault on a Mount Sinai South Nassau nurse on Saturday, April 20, at 9:30 p.m. in Oceanside. Police were dispatched to Mount Sinai South Nassau …

What is the meaning of Passover?

For Jews, Passover is a time to commemorate our past, give thanks for today, and pray for a better tomorrow. In the Torah, Moses instructs all of Israel in the laws of Passover and the traditions to …

Photos: A hoppin’ good time in Island Park

The Island Park Village board welcomed residents to the annual Easter egg hunt at Masone Beach. The Easter Bunny made an appearance as parents and kids searched for Easter egg’s scattered …

Oceanside residents lend a hand to families for Passover

Oceanside Chamber member Mark Greenberg and his son volunteer for Nassau County Shomrim Society and Hatzilu Rescue Organization Passover food drive. Nassau County Shomrim Society and Hatzilu Rescue Organization team up for annual Passover food drive delivering meals to over 70 families.

Oceanside looking for signature win

Oceanside boys’ lacrosse is off to a great start on the season with a 9-1 record in Nassau Conference A. Last week, the Sailors won both of their league games convincingly, defeating Uniondale, …

Paul Engel provides support and healing with group therapy

Oceanside resident and clinical social worker Paul Engel will be facilitating an eight-week-long group therapy session called “Healing from Emotional Anger and Relational Trauma”. The sessions …


There’s no such thing as too many debate

The political debate. It’s a chance to see and hear from those who wish to represent us in government. But for the candidates seeking office, only they can truly appreciate the stress and pressure that comes with it.


God knows where my story will lead

While I truly appreciated every moment of my 28 years in Congress, I’ve found that a real benefit of being retired is that I have more time to think about where I’ve been and how I got there. Don’t get me wrong. I’m still keeping myself busy in a number of areas, including writing for the Heralds. But there’s no longer the constant rush to be somewhere or get something done.


Hochul wins a round on the Albany battlefield

In this world, when you are presented with an opportunity to advance in some field, you often only get one chance. But when it comes to politics and you’re the governor of New York, you get four chances to succeed at the job. Last week, Gov. Kathy Hochul got her second chance to present her blueprint for the future, and she succeeded in winning over many of the state’s skeptics.


Why can’t we be told the truth about congestion pricing?

Some politicians give out “candy.” Some give out “medicine.” That’s the nature of politics. But what’s unacceptable is giving people medicine and telling them …