Oceanside stuns Freeport in opener

Inspired by some gutsy decisions made by Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell in the NFL opener, Oceanside head coach Rob Blount reached into his bag of tricks early in  Friday night’s …

Meet the new Rabbi at Temple Avodah: Rabbi Shai

Rabbi Jeshayahu “Shai” Beloosesky is settling in with his new congregation after he was appointed the new rabbi at Temple Avodah, in Oceanside, the fourth rabbi in the history of the Reform …

Oceanside gathers for Overdose Awareness Day

Oceanside residents gathered on the Schoolhouse Green on Aug. 31 to celebrate International Overdose Awareness Day, remembering those who have lost their lives to drug addiction. Dee’s Nursery & …

Oceanside schools alum starting vocational program

Former Oceanside schools student Max Berman is excited about starting at his post-secondary day hab/vocational program in Nassau County. Max is a proud graduate of The Brookville Center for …

Oceanside Library awarded $166,000 in state aid

The Oceanside Library is poised to benefit from over $166,000 in funding from the state. The financial injection comes as part of a state education department initiative that will distribute a total …


Staying safe from shark close encounters

It won’t be long before the iconic film 'Jaws' turns 50 — a fact that’s just difficult to imagine.


You have no idea what teachers deal with

His name was David, and he killed himself in my second year of teaching.

Peter King

At this dinner, true patriotism was on vivid display

Recently I was privileged to attend the annual Patriot Award Dinner hosted by the Seaford High School 9/11 Memorial Committee. This event, and other 9/11 programs and projects in Seaford, are administered by the Memorial Committee . . .

Randi Kreiss

Chimps face N.Y. court test of ‘personhood’

Chimpanzee stories invite cheap shots, jokes and memories of J. Fredd Muggs (a regular on “The Today Show”), but the true story of these primates in modern times is both shameful and tragic.