An Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 commissioner who was recently re-elected to the board was asked to resign after he was alleged to have posted previous racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic social media posts in the past.
In search of a way to stay busy during the coronavirus pandemic and support a good cause, a group of Oceanside students decided to hit the streets and create a lemonade stand, which raised more than $1,700 to help children with special needs.
Though the coronavirus has brought with it many challenges, the Sunrise Association has continued to provide joy to children with cancer, and with a $1 million grant recently secured, it will be able to carry on its mission in the future.
Four people in the Oceanside School District tested positive for the coronavirus last week, leading the district to close the high school for two days.
A student attending Francis X. Hegarty Elementary School in Island Park has tested positive for Covid-19, according to the Island Park School District.
In the Fourth Congressional District, incumbent Kathleen Rice, a Democrat from Garden City, faces Douglas Tuman, a Republican from West Hempstead.
As part of an ongoing attempt to mitigate storm damage village-wide, the Island Park Department of Public Works installed a tidal flex valve at Suffolk and Warwick roads, near Harbor Isle Bridge, on Sept. 17.
Dr. Aaron E. Glatt, chair of the department of medicine and chief of infectious diseases at Mount Sinai South Nassau in Oceanside, is the 2020 recipient of the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians’ prestigious Laureate Award. Glatt has also been designated a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP) by the American College of Physicians Awards Committee.
Hastava Insurance Agency, a family-operated Island Park company owned by Michael Hastava, which has provided close to 100 years of service to families, businesses and communities on Long Island, has entered into a partnership agreement with James C. Metzger’s Whitmore Agency, a leading insurance services and estate planning company in the New York metropolitan area headquartered in Garden City.
Between balancing her personal life, helping with her grandchildren and caring for her elderly mother, Christine Leder said she was relieved to turn to the Oceanside-based Seniors Helping Seniors for support.
Pat Foye, chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has said that service on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro North could be reduced by as much as 50 percent — and bus and subway service by 40 percent — in the coming months if . . .
I was asked by a local proprietor why so many educators vote Democratic. I asked, “How do you know they do?” He blithely answered, “Well, I read it in the paper.” Our brief exchange was a friendly one, but it reminded me . . .
Millions of Americans seem to be manifesting what has been called “insane” behavior: They keep doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different and better result. They keep flouting coronavirus regulations . . .