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 …

State homeland security commissioner tours flood-prone areas in Island Park

New York State’s commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Roger Parrino, joined local elected and school officials on July 27 in touring flood-prone areas in Island …

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 …

Summer offerings at Island Park's Masone Beach

It may be small, but Island Park’s Masone Beach is big where it counts: community. For the past month, the Herald has featured the beach’s weekly movie and concert nights in its Week Ahead …

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 …

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 …