Summer Gazebo readings

Long running summer gazebo readings return June 5 at Schoolhouse Green

The Oceanside Library and Kiwanis Club of Oceanside are kicking off summer with the much-adored summer gazebo reading literary series at Schoolhouse Green. Now in its 17th year, the readings host …


Oceanside man sentenced for using Ponzi scheme to fund gambling habit

John Quadrino was sentenced to more than three years  in prison and shell out more than $3.3 million after admitting in court he devised a Ponzi scheme to help maintain his gambling habit.


Driver indicted in fatal Island Park hit-and-run

Corey Henson, 32, of Centereach has been indicted on charges that he struck and killed 30-year-old Dodanim Emanuel Chavez of Island Park while driving drunk last July, and then fled the scene. …

Oceanside SAFE Coalition

Officer Jermaine Galloway teaches drug prevention

On April 27, Oceanside Middle School welcomed officer Jermaine Galloway, founder of the Tall Cop Says Stop program to Oceanside, where he educated teachers, parents, and community members on the …

Mount Sinai South Nassau

Nurses honored for their dedication to care

Mount Sinai South Nassau’s conference center was packed from wall to wall and seat to seat on May 5 as the hospital joined by family and friends and state and local elected officials gathered …


The school board: Not always polite, but indispensable

So you’re looking for a way to give back to your community? Maybe burnish your resume for a future run for public office? Look no further than your local education board.

Randi Kreiss

As the virus ebbs, rules — and reporting — shift

Who says the coronavirus pandemic isn’t a global emergency anymore? WHO says.

Peter King

My unexpected medical adventure

I had never spent more than one night in a hospital or been confronted by serious illness, so my recent surgery for stomach cancer and six-day hospital stay were a life-altering experience.