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'Vaxmobile' rolls through Island Park

The potential for a return to normalcy rolled through Island Park on April 7 and 8 as the Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital “Vaxmobile” came to town.

Oceanside, Island Park schools to receive increase in state aid

The Oceanside School District and Island Park Public Schools will receive an increase in state aid for the 2021-22 budget. Oceanside will garner $25 million, while Island Park will net $3.2 …

Defense sets tone for Oceanside

With only one defeat and four goals allowed through seven games, Oceanside (3-1-3) is one of four teams in contention for the top spot in Nassau Conference AA-I girls’ soccer. “We have …

Oceanside, Island Park officials, residents react to marijuana legalization

Many elected officials and community members offered varying opinions after New York state legalized recreational marijuana use last week.

Herald Community Newspapers seek 2021 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2021 summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach …

Op-Ed

Nassau’s budget surplus isn’t good news

Nassau County recently announced that it finished 2020 with a surplus of $75 million (subject to some adjustment, but it’s a reasonable number to work with). Sounds like good news, right? Not so fast.

Op-Ed

Racial inequities and the Biden infrastructure plan

President Biden’s proposed $2 trillion infrastructure plan is remarkable for its ambition and breadth and for taking significant steps to address historic racial inequities. The president deserves great credit . . .

Randi Kreiss

The pandemic of 1918 was pushed off the front pages

My husband’s father was 14 and living in New York during the pandemic of 1918, sometimes known as the Spanish flu. He must have had memories of the time; surely he knew people who died in Brooklyn, where he lived.