Oceanside back on course

After a sluggish start, the Oceanside boys’ soccer team has rediscovered its game and vaulted itself as an early contender in Conference AA1. Following a scoreless tie at South Side and a 3-0 loss to Massapequa in their home opener, the Sailors rallied to tie Westbury and beat Baldwin and Freeport to move above .500 through five games.

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Oceanside High School, sanitation department partner in Life Skills Program

Oceanside High School has reached an agreement with Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 to send special needs students from the Life Skills Program to work at the district’s headquarters.

Beernutz concert, fireworks spectacle light up Masone Beach in Island Park

The band Beernutz rocked the stage and fireworks lit the nighttime sky at Masone Beach in Island Park for the village’s final concert of its summer series on Aug. 31.

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Dozens attend Greek festival in Island Park

Dozens of people sang and danced while holding hands under a tent adorned with colorful banners as the Greek Orthodox Panaghia Church in Island Park hosted its annual Greek Food and Music Festival.

Oceanside shoots for the stars

The Oceanside Lady Sailors’ soccer team had a season for the ages last year, going 10-1-2 with nine shutouts, including five in a row, and a 57-8 scoring advantage. But thanks to a quirky playoff seeding rule, they amazingly did not qualify for the Nassau Class AA playoffs.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park

Oceanside Lutheran Church hosts a tag sale on Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Curious George activities at Oceanside Library

Join Oceanside Library for a celebration of Curious George on Sept. 21. From 11 a.m. to noon, children ages 3 to 7 will watch a short movie and create a craft.

Siblings class at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside

South Nassau Communities Hospital hosts a fun program for big siblings-to-be on Sept. 23 at 4:30 p.m.