Former longtime Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 employee Joe Samoles announced that he is challenging Tom Lanning for a seat on the board of commissioners in the June 20 election.
As the Long Island Power Authority continues to seek a reduction in its property-tax payments on four National Grid-operated power plants — including the E.F. Barrett Generation Station — Island Park residents met with a Northport-based coalition on April 11 to protest the efforts, which would significantly raise taxes in the communities.
The Oceanside Fire Department responded to a blaze on Southard Avenue on April 12.
Temple Avodah congregants in the temple-born band Schleppenwolf & Co. will share their talents at the sixth annual Cabaret Night on April 27.
To culminate their most recent English project, fourth-graders at Oceanside School No. 4 became famous figures for a morning in a performative presentation for parents and the community.
Volunteers for South Nassau Communities Hospital came together for the 63rd annual Volunteer Luncheon on April 10.
Springtime fun was in the air at the First Presbyterian Church in Oceanside on April 6 as families took part in the Easter Funday celebration.
Playing for the third time in four days and fourth time in less than a week, Oceanside secured a much-needed softball victory last Saturday afternoon, 12-5, at Syosset in a Conference AA-I/II crossover game.
“We do things a little bit differently here,” Pastor Henry Anderson of the Windsor Avenue Bible Church explained when trying to describe the atmosphere parishioners experience at the church.
South Nassau Communities Hospital has named board member and Manhattan-based real estate management and investment executive Anthony Ponte and long-time facility and planning leader Bill Ulrich as co-honorees of its 35th annual golf outing on May 20.
A Passover message
A Passover message from Rabbi Mark Greenspan of the Oceanside Jewish Center.
An Easter message
An Easter message from Pastor Alex Raabe of the Oceanside Lutheran Church.
The Week Ahead
This isn’t your typical egg hunt — Windsor Avenue Bible Church will host a search for loaded Easter baskets on April 21.
Children in kindergarten through fourth grade are invited to an Earth Day celebration at the Island Park Public Library on April 22 from 11 a.m. to noon.
Dr. William Reszelbach, a child of Holocaust survivors, will speak at the Oceanside Library on April 25 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.