Island Park Village Hall open for business

early 100 community members, leaders and elected officials gathered in and outside the Former Bank of America turned Village Hall in Island Park on Nov. 4 for the building’s official ribbon cutting …

Pancho’s owners named Businesspeople of the Year

Since 1994, Pancho’s Cantina has been serving the Island Park community as space to gather, eat and celebrate. The Mexican food eatery has seen a number of transitions, including recovering from …

Maurer Foundation and Peak Performance partner for breast cancer awareness month

Kicking off a brand new partnership this October, Peak Performance Physical Therapy in Island Park is joining forces with the Maurer Foundation, a breast cancer awareness non-profit that focuses much …

Kids learn fire safety at the Island Park library

It was a day of fun and fire safety at the Island Park Public Library on Oct. 14 as children had the opportunity to learn, through instruction and hands-on participation, how to better protect …

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The importance of understanding childhood trauma

Imagine a 5-year-old girl sitting in a chair watching her Mom walk out the door of her family’s life, while her Dad paced the floor in tears. She was a little girl who didn't know what to do, except offer her distraught father a tissue to dry his tear-filled eyes.

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 …