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Mount Sinai and RVC Blue Speaks ease ER nerves for people with autism

Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital has partnered with RVC Blue Speaks to create a machine that provides a calming atmosphere for people with autism spectrum disorder in the stressful environment that the emergency room can be. “Louie” has a wide array of calming distractions that can help those with ASD cope with the atmosphere.

Massapequa rallies to beat Oceanside for title

Playing in the Nassau Conference I football championship game for the third time in four seasons, Oceanside was sitting chilly in the second quarter last Saturday with a 15-point lead and the ball …

Hempstead man arrested in Oceanside after high-speed chase

A Hempstead man was arrested in Oceanside Saturday and charged with multiple crimes after leading police on a high-speed chase and intentionally injuring two officers by colliding with their car.

Lifelong Rockville Centre resident dies at age 65

Dody Hayes, 65, died suddenly on May 19 at South Nassau Communities Hospital, succumbing to an aortic aneurysm.

'Elvis' rocks the house at Oceanside Veterans of Foreign Wars post

The king of rock ‘n’ roll came to town when Elvis impersonator Steve Mitchell performed at Oceanside Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5199 on Sunday.

Op-Ed

Maintaining a teacher’s freedom to teach

It was recently reported that a group of Rockville Centre parents accused a high school social studies teacher of criticizing police during class, and wanted her to be reprimanded. The district superintendent . . .

Scott Brinton

The story that haunts me all these years later

I covered the Bellmore-JFK High School Homecoming parade in the fall of 2004. It was a sunny day, full of carefree teenagers. I could never have imagined then that that day would haunt me still.

Randi Kreiss

Why are young girls mean to one another?

Time-travel with me. The year was 1957. We had just moved to Cedarhurst from Queens, and it was the first day of class at Number Three School on Broadway.