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S. Taylor Johnson’s arrival in Oceanside in 1918 as the Oceanside School District’s new supervising principal brought stability and direction to a fractured community during its formative post-World War I growth era. more
Island Park resident Kieran Byrne was named Most Valuable Player at the state hockey championships. more
Scholastic’s book fairs are typically held at elementary and middle schools, but that didn’t stop Oceanside High School from having one on March 6. more
S. Taylor Johnson’s arrival in Oceanside more than 100 years ago brought stability to the school district and helped to unify the community as a whole. While almost completely forgotten in today’s world, his place in the annals of the Oceanside School District is quite significant. more
Less than a month after voting against a developer’s payment in lieu of taxes request for a $90 million, 172-unit luxury apartment complex in Island Park, the Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency board voted to approve it in a re-vote on Feb. 19. more
The smell of pancakes and the sound of sizzling bacon filled the air in the St. Anthony’s Church’s cafeteria on Feb. 3 as Oceanside Kiwanis hosted its annual Super Bowl Sunday Pancake Breakfast, which was attended by more than 100 community members. more
When East Rockaway High School senior athlete Brooke DeGiulio watched the basketball swish through the net to mark her 1,000th point against Friends Academy on Jan. 19, she described it as a weight coming off of her shoulders. more
With Feb. 14 drawing near and marking the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. that left 17 dead, the nation’s legislators, students, parents and activists continue to fight for stricter gun policies. In New York, proposed gun reform laws could be passed in Albany as soon as this week, according to State Sen. Todd Kaminsky. more
At its Jan. 23 meeting, the Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency board voted 3 to 2 against a developer’s re-quest for a payment in lieu of taxes agreement for a $90 million, 172-unit luxury apartment complex at the former Harbor Isle petroleum-storage facility in Island Park. more
The Island Park School District successfully appealed a low rating by the State Education Department after two weeks of buzz about how students opting out of state tests impacted the school’s standing. more
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