Oceanside temples throw concert for hurricane victims

“Tikun Olam” is a Hebrew phrase that means “repairing the world.” In the aftermath of a devastating hurricane season, three of Oceanside’s temples came together last Sunday, Oct. 15, to …

Oceanside kids discover Spanish cooking

A group of 14-year-old Oceanside Library patrons gathered on Sept. 28 around a kitchen island in the center of Cooked to Perfection, an East Rockaway establishment that offers group cooking classes. …

State Health Commissioner opens dialogue on aging at home

Even when he’s running around the state, presenting with hospitals and health care professionals, New York state Commissioner of Health Dr. Howard Zucker is coming to terms with what it means to …

‘The worship is over. Let the service begin.’

“You’ve heard ‘There but for the grace of God go I’?” asked Reverend Ross, adding, “Yeah. We’ve tested that grace more than once.” A few inches below the hem of his purple tartan …

South Nassau Communities Hospital completes first phase of Emergency Department expansion

One of the region’s largest medical centers is getting bigger this month: South Nassau Communities Hospital opened a 10-bed addition to its Oceanside campus’ Emergency Department last week, …

Election 2017

Incumbent Santino faces Democrat Gillen for town supervisor

Incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino, a Republican, faces a challenge this year by Democrat Laura Gillen, who is an attorney.

Election 2017

Candidates vie for Town of Hempstead District 4 seat

Hempstead Town Councilman Anthony D’Esposito, of Island Park, is seeking re-election as East Rockaway resident Douglas Mayer looks to take his seat and represent District 4.

Election 2017

Cabana challenges Ahmad for Hempstead town clerk

In a township of 750,000 people, the Town of Hempstead clerk is responsible for handling records as mundane as a parking permit and as momentous as a marriage license. Immigration attorney Sylvia …