I.P. working out settlement of 1990 suit

Nearly 27 years after the federal government filed a lawsuit against the Village of Island Park for its alleged misuse of housing program funds aimed at helping members of minorities obtain homes in the community, residents have raised questions about unimplemented terms in the case’s settlement.

Man indicted for 2005 murder outside Island Park bar

Jaime Rivera, 32, of Freeport, was indicted for the 2005 murder of C.W. Post student and basketball star Tafare Berryman at Island Park’s La Mansion bar and nightclub on Long Beach Road, according …

I.P. Civic hosts ‘Love Your Troops’ event

The Island Park Civic Association hosted the Love Your Troops Valentine’s Dinner Dance at Bridgeview Yacht Club last Saturday, which honored three hometown heroes who have served in the military.

Costco construction gains steam

Until a few weeks ago, the vacant land in Oceanside’s Oil City contained mostly mounds of dirt. But now, the Costco slated for a spot on the 13-acre parcel has begun to take shape, as residents and businesses wait to see how the big-box retailer will impact the community.

Kaminsky urges State agency to address Island Park flooding

State Sen. Todd Kaminsky questioned the commissioner of the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services during a hearing in Albany last week about the progress of flood mitigation efforts in Island Park.

Island Park deliveryman returns wallet with $1,150 inside untouched

Rob LoMacchio was having a bad day. On Jan. 26, the vitamin and health food business owner was trying to keep up with his New Year’s resolution by heading to the gym for an early morning …

Village to break ground on new headquarters

As village officials continue working from a temporary trailer-type structure next to Island Park’s Long Island Rail Road station, residents called for an update on the progress of a new Village Hall at the board meeting on Jan. 19.

Upcoming events in Oceanside/Island Park

Oceanside High School will hold its 25th annual Dawn Delirium Fashion Show on Thursday, March 2 at 7 p.m. in the gym. The event will feature more than 100 students and staff members modeling prom attire, and each year raises money for Dawn Delirium, the school’s drug- and alcohol-free post-prom party. For more events, click the link above.