Over six years after Hurricane Sandy, some Island Park residents are saying that neither local flood control measures nor driving conditions have improved.
Charlie McKee and Andres Duran took part in the inaugural Prospect NYS Power 50 Showcase, along with 48 other top high school football players from across the state, on Saturday at Utica College.
New York American Water rates are set to increase again next month, as the third year of the utility’s conservation rate hike begins.
The Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners announced a $300,000 settlement in its lawsuit against former supervisors Michael and Charles Scarlata at its board meeting on March 7, pending their signature on the agreement.
Standing in front of a home in Island Park on Feb. 26, State Attorney General Letitia James announced $8 million in new funding that is available to create and expand below-market housing for first-time buyers in eight New York counties, including Nassau. In Island Park, similar funds have been used to rebuild zombie homes in an ongoing effort by village officials to combat the issue.
Oceanside resident Paul Adler is making waves in the sweet treats industry by venturing out of the country to find snacks to sell in the U.S. market.
A look back in time
Remembering Frederich H Pieper, who founded what became the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce.
Island Park resident Kieran Byrne was named Most Valuable Player at the state hockey championships.
Friedberg Jewish Community Center is putting extra care into the “community” aspect of its mission. Along with providing a wide array of activities and services to members of all ages, the Oceanside facility offers discounts to 50 local businesses and counting. Known as the J-Perks program, the offer adds value to the membership and acquaints the JCC with the surrounding community, said Julie Frenkel, assistant director of membership and community outreach.
Music blared and drinks flowed at R.J. Daniels on Monday as more than 100 people packed the Rockville Centre bar to see alternative rock band Taking Back Sunday perform.
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen hosts a community town hall presentation at Island Park Public Library on March 25 at 7 p.m
Children in grades 3 through 6 will learn to draw Pokémon characters at Oceanside Library on March 27 at 6 p.m.
Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter hosts an adoption event at Petco in Oceanside on March 29 from noon to 3 p.m.