Police looking for Island Park robber

Nassau County Police are investigating a robbery that took place in Island Park Friday morning at GiGi Moving Company, after the armed unidentified man fled the scene on foot.

Island Park village attorney charged in $1.7M Medicaid fraud scheme

The Village of Island Park attorney, Anthony Cornachio, and a Brooklyn couple have been charged in an alleged $1.7 million Medicaid fraud scheme, according to State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

State board demands balanced budget

The state board in control of Nassau County’s finances has ordered County Executive Ed Mangano to devise cost-saving plans of up to $100 million after the Legislature approved a $2.9 billion budget on Oct. 31 without the means to pay for it.

Richner Communications acquires Gold Coast Gazette

Richner Communications, Long Island’s largest publisher of community media, has acquired the assets of the Gold Coast Gazette, a weekly community newspaper covering the legendary Gold Coast communities on the North Shore of Long Island. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.

Middle Level Institute at O’side Middle School

Oceanside Middle School hosted a Middle Level Parent Institute on Nov. 5. The institute featured author Rosalind Wiseman and was attended by roughly 200 local parents. It provided valuable resources …

Bridge work to start on Barnum Isle

For weeks, electric signs announced that the long-awaited reconstruction of the bridge over Barnum Channel on Long Beach Road would begin on Nov. 14. Then, on the morning of Nov. 14, black tarps were …

Editorial

Support small businesses by shopping locally

Once upon a time, holiday shopping was an experience. Folks carved out entire Saturdays or Sundays and headed to their local downtowns to browse through the retail shops. The experience was fun and quaint. You had lunch at the local diner. Then along came the malls.

Upcoming events in the area

Village blesses the crèche The Village of Island Park, including the mayor and trustees, will conduct its annual blessing of the crèche on Friday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. outside Village Hall. All are …