After a car struck a girl at the intersection of Skillman and Brower avenues near Oceanside High School last month, parents, school administrators and elected officials are continuing to push for a crossing guard for the area.
Small businesses in Oceanside and Island Park have had to adapt through the years as the economy and consumer habits have changed. For these stores, the holiday season remains an important part of their business.
The Long Island Power Authority and Nassau County reached a tentative agreement on Friday in a settlement over LIPA’s property tax challenges in Island Park and Glenwood Landing, which, once finalized, would cause an increase in school taxes.
On Nov. 15, trucks from Posillico Inc. transported the final two loads of contaminated soil from the site of a future apartment complex in Harbor Isle to the company’s Farmingdale-based treatment plant.
If the holiday season approaches, but you’re not feeling very holly-jolly, you’re not alone. Forty-six percent of New York metro area residents have high or very high levels of holiday-induced stress, according to a new “Truth in Medicine” poll conducted by Mount Sinai South Nassau. By comparison, only 31 percent are very highly or highly stressed during non-holiday periods.
On Nov. 30, members of Oceanside High School’s class of 1984 got together to play in their 38th annual Turkey Bowl football game at School No. 6.
For four sessions per day, five days a week, recess is in full swing at Oceanside Middle School, now that the school offers an extended lunch period for students.
The Racism Around Us
Tom and Mercy, Ben, Nancy and Jacob. These were only five of the slaves who lived on Long Island before New York abolished slavery in 1827. “In some cases, a single piece of paper with one of …
The Special Advocacy Coalition hosted its second annual Red Carpet Event at the Friedberg JCC in Oceanside on Nov. 17. The event raised about $1,200 for the group and its scholarship fund.
The Week Ahead
Sacred Heart Parish Center hosts its 25th annual Christmas Fair on Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Island Park Public Library invites children in grades 5 and up to decorate holiday wreaths on Dec. 10 at 5 p.m.
Join Perform Studio for a pilates class with — wait for it — pie and lattes on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.
Here is the latest crime report for Oceanside/Island Park, courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.