Island Park man arrested for robbing convenience store

An Island Park man was arrested Thursday after allegedly threatening the clerk at a local convenience store and fleeing with cash.

Concerned about Barrett

A few weeks before PSEG Long Island releases its integrated resource plan, the Island Park community awaits what the forecast could mean for one of the region’s most prominent power plants, which sits in its backyard.

Food industry veteran brings new cuisine to Island Park students

The 3 p.m. bell rang and students scurried out of class. Soon after, a group of five girls peeked into the kitchen at Lincoln Orens Middle School in Island Park. “Hey Mr. S,” one said. “Can we …

Off to the races

Even before any cars raced down the Pinewood Derby track at the Sacred Heart gymnasium on March 3, members of the Island Park Cub Scout Pack 312 bustled around in anticipation. They had sculpted, painted and customized their miniature wooden cars leading up to this long-awaited event. Now it was time to race.

Upcoming events in and around Island Park

Kick off the 2017 baseball season at the Island Park Library on Wednesday, April 5, from 5 to 6 p.m., where residents — fourth grade and up — can enjoy an evening of games, baseball trivia, baseball bingo and ballpark food. For more information, call (516) 432-0122. For more events, click the link above.