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Long Beach, Island Park and Oceanside community residents have been speaking their minds about offshore wind for nearly two years. For or against it, they have made their voices heard — at … more
After a contentious special election, Tom Suozzi has won back his old seat in Congress with 5.8. Despite a vigorous campaign by his Republican opponent Mazi Melesa Pilip, Suozzi’s election … more
After months of discussion and back-and-forth between supporters and opponents of Equinor’s proposed offshore wind development, Gov. Kathy Hochul has reached a decision about the $3 billion … more
After months and months of discussion, back-and-forth and opposition, a clear decision has been made regarding Equinor. Gov. Kathy Hochul vetoed the bill Friday was aimed at speeding up the planned offshore wind development off Long Beach's coast and keep the city moving toward it. The bill also included that Equinor would have been able to run power cables to transfer the energy underneath Long Beach's streets to an Island Park substation. Community members in all of the surrounding areas were loudly opposed to the cables.  more
The Friedberg JCC, in Oceanside, celebrated retired Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg, of Long Beach, and his support for those with developmental disabilities, on Sept. 13, hosting a screening of the … more
The boxing program at the Friedberg JCC is the undisputed heavyweight champion in Oceanside, and has taken off during the past year under the leadership of North Merrick resident Steve Solomon. more
Last October, Irwin Markus accidentally took the wrong train and ended up in East Rockaway. He called his ex-wife, Lisa Markus, because he couldn’t figure out how to get back home. more
A memorable 50th reunion took place at MacArthur Park in Rockville Centre on July 22, bringing together mid-1970s crew members of Oceanside McDonald’s. With music and dancing setting the tone, these former co-workers looked fondly back on the time spent working together. more
Oceanside High School’s varsity quarterback Shane Harmon took part in the second annual Long Island Quarterback Challenge held at Kings Park High School on July 23. more
For a third straight night, Black Lives Matter demonstrators convened in Merrick and Bellmore to protest the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and the systemic racism that is … more
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