High school hosts its first Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Oceanside High School held its first Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Nov. 19, to raise awareness, support and funds for those with Alzheimer’s disease. The high school also invited officials from the …

O’Side native recounts story of his disability

Oceanside native Ken Kunken, who suffered a spinal cord injury during a college football game in 1970, has managed to carve out a successful career as a trial attorney in Nassau County. Now, …

Oceanside turkey shoot delivers a hearty holiday

No tradition in the Oceanside School District is more beloved than the annual high school Turkey Shoot. For 37 years, OHS students have partnered with Oceanside Community Service to collect, package, …

School Three raises more than $20K with dance-fit classes

Oceanside School Three’s PTA ran a dance-fit dance-a-thon as a fundraiser and to inspire students to participate in the healthy activity and help support their school’s PTA, principal Beth …


A rabbi’s musings on where antisemitism comes from

What does it mean to be antisemitic? Can Jews do better in fighting against it? This is a complex issue, and a difficult one. It requires looking outside and inside our community.

Randi Kreiss

World news not fit to print or post

Try not to consume the horrific war news out of Israel with your family dinner.


‘Never again’ is right now

I unequivocally condemn the horrifying and despicable terrorist attacks launched by Hamas on innocent Israeli civilians on Oct. 7. I am overwhelmed with admiration for the bravery . . .


Legislators in Albany need to tackle the migrant crisis

New York City is home to many famous landmarks and attractions, but what people associate with New York today is the migrant crisis, a growing and complex problem with statewide consequences.

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.


Surviving, and thriving, after breast cancer

Twenty years ago, I became one of the more than 4 million women in America who are breast cancer survivors.