After Bessie Lamonica lost her son, Rudy, a gifted soccer player, to bone cancer at age 17, she dedicated the rest of her life to ensuring that others could play the sport he enjoyed. She spent decades volunteering for the Oceanside United Soccer Club and the Long Island Junior Soccer League in his memory, and helped form the first girls’ soccer team in Oceanside.
Dox in Island Park became the first Long Island business to have its liquor license suspended by the State Liquor Authority for multiple violations, which included failing to comply with orders to …
The Oceanside School District will host an in-person high school graduation on July 21, contingent on state coronavirus guidelines at that time.
Mere hours after the Ocean-side Library’s $33.5 million bond passed by 54 percent of the mail-in vote, administrators began brainstorming with architects and construction experts on how to proceed with the many projects that will be covered.
To earn her Girl Scout Gold Award, Elana Pocress, 17, taught young girls to code at the Oceanside and Freeport libraries in 2019.
On June 2, lifelong Oceanside resident Greg Lisi was appointed president-elect of the Nassau County Bar Association. He will serve a one-year term and then officially become president in June 2021.
Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital officials announced that its 36th annual golf tournament was rescheduled to Sept. 14 at the Seawane Country Club in Hewlett and the Rockaway Hunting Club in Lawrence.
On Saturday, the Island Park Chamber of Commerce handed out dozens of gift certificates to local businesses for residents as part of its #IPCares initiative. The event was a stimulus program where the chamber awarded about $3,000 in the form of $50 gift certificates and other grants to residents, which are redeemable at more than 25 Island Park businesses.
About 60 protesters marched down Long Beach Road in Oceanside on June 17, hoping to raise awareness about systemic racism and promote unity among those advocating for racial justice.
Three Oceanside siblings have put together care package bags with goodies for residents living at their local nursing home facility.
St. Anthony’s Preschool in Oceanside celebrated graduation on June 17 for the 4-year-old students moving up to Kindergarten in the fall.