Oceanside’s Sanitation District No. 7 is struggling to move on from a string of controversies, as embattled Commissioner Ryan Hemsley called for the resignations of Commissioners John Mannone and Joe Samoles, alleging that the two had verbal altercations with employees.
Over a year after Broadway was shut down, in some cases mid-show, Oceanside residents have brought back the theater to local residents. Penned by Oceanside resident Bruce Bider, Back to the 20s infuses talent from the stages of Broadway and the big and small screens with local youth.
The Say Their Names Association closed its first year June 26 by awarding eight Black seniors from local high schools, including Oceanside High School, with scholarships for demonstrating a commitment to helping their communities and starting conversations about race.
Mike Graham, owner of Flowers By Mike on Merrick Road in Oceanside, has worn the hats of business owner and community leader during the Covid-19 pandemic. Between his business and service as the Oceanside Kiwanis Club president, Graham got to see the community find a way to care for one another during tough times.
For older Americans, the pandemic was especially difficult. Many felt alone and purposeless during the lockdowns and had to be extremely careful to avoid contracting the deadly Covid-19 virus. After over a year and a half, many are excited to return to normal life, but 95-year-old Mary Ann Sherry wanted to go the extra mile and get back to work at Oceanside’s Jordan Lobster Farms in Island Park.
On the morning of June 22, Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital celebrated the groundbreaking for its J-Wing on its Oceanside campus. The wing will serve as the cornerstone of hospital’s $400 million capital expansion to increase health-care services. Projected to open in 2023, the $130 million J-Wing will stand at four stories and 100,000 square feet.
On June 30, the Nassau County Legislature approved County Executive Laura Curran’s 2021-24 capital improvement plan. Under it, Austin Boulevard is scheduled for traffic and pedestrian improvements and storm and flood resiliency measures.
After much speculation and buzz about what will replace the vacant Waldbaum’s building in Oceanside, Amazon Fresh is slated for the location. There are 14 such stores across the country.
Town of Hempstead officials and Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital in Oceanside have partnered to implement complimentary sunscreen dispensers at town-operated beaches and pool complexes.
Both the New York State Assembly and Senate last week passed a bill to establish a North Shore Water Authority and a South Nassau Water Authority that would replace New York American Water for …
Here’s a quick note to United Airlines. You know that deal you recently announced with Boom Supersonic that has you placing options to purchase 15 Overture aircraft, the still-to-be-built supersonic transport planes?
Any forward movement in aviation, or in space exploration, is usually greeted by cheers. As should be the case. But often, first come the skeptics who ask whether it was worth it all.
I watched the Netflix documentary “Seaspiracy” last week, and I may never eat fish again.