Small businesses in Oceanside and Island Park have had to adapt through the years as the economy and consumer habits have changed. For these stores, the holiday season remains an important part of their business.
After a car struck a girl at the intersection of Skillman and Brower avenues near Oceanside High School last month, parents, school administrators and elected officials are continuing to push for a crossing guard for the area.
The Long Island Power Authority and Nassau County reached a tentative agreement on Friday in a settlement over LIPA’s property tax challenges in Island Park and Glenwood Landing, which, once finalized, would cause an increase in school taxes.
On Nov. 15, trucks from Posillico Inc. transported the final two loads of contaminated soil from the site of a future apartment complex in Harbor Isle to the company’s Farmingdale-based treatment plant.
American Water Works Co. announced in a release Wednesday that it would sell its New York operation to Liberty Utilities for $608 million cash. The deal follows years-long criticism from Nassau County ratepayers, lawmakers and watchdog groups that have questioned the private company’s rate structure, water service and infrastructure management.
On Nov. 30, members of Oceanside High School’s class of 1984 got together to play in their 38th annual Turkey Bowl football game at School No. 6.
Following a thrilling end to the regular season and a shutout victory in the opening round of the Nassau Conference I football playoffs, Oceanside’s eighth trip to the county semifinals in 10 years wasn’t one to remember.
Long Beach Aware will receive $625,000 in funds over five years to assist the Oceanside SAFE Coalition in involving and engaging the Oceanside community in preventing substance abuse among youth.
Seven years after it was severely damaged in Hurricane Sandy, design plans for the revitalization of the Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area are underway. Oceanside’s MNSA is a 52-acre nature preserve devoted to environmental education and natural history.
Hundreds of residents came to the Bridgeview Yacht Club on Oct. 20 for the ninth annual fundraiser benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The Week Ahead
Sacred Heart Parish Center hosts its 25th annual Christmas Fair on Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Island Park Public Library invites children in grades 5 and up to decorate holiday wreaths on Dec. 10 at 5 p.m.
Join Perform Studio for a pilates class with — wait for it — pie and lattes on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.
Here is the latest crime report for Oceanside/Island Park, courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.