Long Island firefighters eat thousands of clams for charity

Firefighters descended upon Peter’s Clam Bar in Island Park on July 16 to try and break the world record for the most clams eaten in the shortest amount of time. The best eaters from the Island …

Lincoln Orens welcomes new principal

The Lincoln Orens Middle School is welcoming Dr. Bruce Hoffman as its new principal, effective July 1. Hoffman is coming from an assistant principal role at Lindenhurst Middle School and replaces …

I.P. to use former bank for new village headquarters

The former Bank of America building that was donated to the village earlier this year will be remade into the long-anticipated new Village Hall, which was originally slated to be built at its former location.

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 …

Village of Island Park website allows for online tax payments

As of June 1, Island Park residents can now pay their property taxes on the village website, and with a credit card, according to Mayor Michael McGinty. “We are offering residents of the …

Long Beach Branch LIRR projects aimed at protecting against flooding

Long Island Rail Road officials offered a glimpse into its revamp of the Long Beach branch on April 21, which, when completed, would allow rail service to operate uninterrupted in the face of severe …