When news broke on Monday night that a State Supreme Court judge in Nassau County had ruled Governor Kathy Hochul’s mask mandate unconstitutional, many parents immediately wondered how that would affect their school-age children. Oceanside Superintendent of Schools Dr. Phyllis Harrington sent a letter to district parents and staff on Monday night that the district will go mask optional for now.
Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in Oceanside has named Dr. Alan Wong, a health-care quality and patient safety administrator, as chief medical officer and senior vice president for medical affairs, to help oversee ongoing efforts to combat Covid-19 and chart a course for post-pandemic initiatives.
A Wheatley Heights man was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property after a vehicle taken from Hempstead was found unoccupied Jan. 12 at 11:23 a.m. in Oceanside, Nassau County police said.
Tom Mauro went to work for the last time on Wednesday. The Oceanside resident and manager of Trader Joe’s on Long Beach Road entered the building last Wednesday morning and was greeted by signs, …
Janet Ellison Pearsall was raised in Merrick, only five miles from Oceanside, where she has made her home since 1985, becoming incredibly involved in the community.
Because of the recent surge in Covid-19 cases, the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce has postponed its annual cocktail reception from Jan. 27 to March 10, and will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Kombert Catering at Temple Avodah in Oceanside.
Hempstead Town Hall was the site of a three-hour battle last Wednesday over variances sought for a proposed three-story Sunrise Senior Living facility at Atlantic and Terrell avenues in Oceanside. Attorneys and zoning experts from both sides made their cases to the Hempstead Board of Zoning Appeals for an hour and a half each. The BZA did not reach a decision that night.
It was a night of celebration for the Oceanside girls’ basketball team last Friday, as the Sailors beat Freeport, 49-43, and sophomore guard Brianna Amenta was awarded a plaque to commemorate …
Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and Space & Science Journalist Meredith Garofalo of News 12 met with third-grade students at School #2 last Thursday to talk about how meteorologists formulate their weather forecasts. The students are currently studying water and weather in science, learning about the tools used to measure weather, different types of clouds, and severe weather phenomena. Third-grade teacher Kaitlyn Vidafar arranged the video conference through a mutual contact, with all third-grade classes participating.
Oceanside High School held its first college signing ceremony of the year on January 13. Six students who play soccer and lacrosse signed letters from colleges accepting the officers of admission along with the opportunity to continue in their respective sports.
Before I started working for the Heralds last year, a coworker raped me at a previous job.
As a former state official, I get many questions from readers, clients and friends about our political leaders. Lately, the most frequent one is, what do I think of Gov. Kathy Hochul?
Every book ever written is about the pandemic — at least that’s what I’m discovering after trying to escape the here and now through fiction.
Speaking last Friday in Woodbury before the Long Island Association, Gov. Kathy Hochul devoted much of her speech, delivered with characteristically biting humor . . .