Back to school in Oceanside and Island Park

School-aged children in Oceanside and Island Park headed to school on the first week of September, some of them, for the first time. The Herald was at Oceanside’s School No. 6 and Island Park’s …

Town to county: stop housing social service clients at I.P. motel

Referring to the establishment as “seedy” and a “blight,” on Aug. 29, Town Supervisor Anthony Santino stood with local school, business and village officials outside of the Plantation Motel …

Lobsters and steak at Masone Beach

Earlier this month, the Island Park Kiwanis Club hosted its annual lobster and steak dinner at Masone Beach. 83 people attended the dinner, which serves as a fundraiser for the club, Island Park …

Purple Heart Day in Island Park

Aug. 7 is Purple Heart Day, a national holiday commemorating George Washington’s creation of this prestigious medal in 1782, which is awarded to any American soldier injured or killed in battle by …

Island Park Navy veteran remembers D-Day, Omaha Beach

June 6, 1944, D-Day, a.k.a. Operation Overlord, was the largest military undertaking in recorded history, and the beginning of the end for Germany during World War II. The entire war effort in …

LIRR: Island Park train station improvements to last through summer

Interior and exterior renovations of the Island Park train station are slated to begin this week and last through September, according to Long Island Rail Road spokesman Aaron Donovan. The …