I.P. Civic hosts ‘Love Your Troops’ event

The Island Park Civic Association hosted the Love Your Troops Valentine’s Dinner Dance at Bridgeview Yacht Club last Saturday, which honored three hometown heroes who have served in the military.

Costco construction gains steam

Until a few weeks ago, the vacant land in Oceanside’s Oil City contained mostly mounds of dirt. But now, the Costco slated for a spot on the 13-acre parcel has begun to take shape, as residents and businesses wait to see how the big-box retailer will impact the community.

Kaminsky urges State agency to address Island Park flooding

State Sen. Todd Kaminsky questioned the commissioner of the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services during a hearing in Albany last week about the progress of flood mitigation efforts in Island Park.

Island Park deliveryman returns wallet with $1,150 inside untouched

Rob LoMacchio was having a bad day. On Jan. 26, the vitamin and health food business owner was trying to keep up with his New Year’s resolution by heading to the gym for an early morning …

Village to break ground on new headquarters

As village officials continue working from a temporary trailer-type structure next to Island Park’s Long Island Rail Road station, residents called for an update on the progress of a new Village Hall at the board meeting on Jan. 19.

I.P. voters approve $17.1M bond

Island Park residents voted on Jan. 24 to approve a $17.1 million bond proposed by the village’s Board of Education to pay for major renovations and repairs at the Francis X. Hegarty Elementary …

Island Park Public Works makes resources last

Joe Annarella, Island Park’s deputy mayor and commissioner of public works, pointed at a roughly six-foot-wide bright-orange metal box sitting near the village garage. It was a high-capacity …

Upcoming events in and around Island Park

On Friday, Feb. 10 at 1:30 p.m., the Island Park Library is showing The Light Between Oceans. A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby that they rescued from a drifting rowboat.