Herald Neighbors

Billy Joel cover band Captain Jack was in an Island Park state of mind during summer concert

“All About Soul” and “Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)” were just two of the classic Billy Joel hits that Captain Jack played when the band rocked the stage in Island Park under the summer sunset on Aug. 9.

5K in Oceanside to support Alzheimer's care programs at Friedberg JCC

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease visit the JCC for Senior Adult Day Care from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Sept. 8, the JCC will hold a 5K to raise funds for the program.

New clam champ crowned at Peter's Clam Bar's annual contest in Island Park

Hundreds of spectators and contestants gathered at Peter’s Clam Bar on a sun-soaked Sunday afternoon for the establishment’s sixth annual clam-eating contest to benefit firefighters.

South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside names honorees for annual Soirée Under the Stars gala

Signature Bank co-founder and Vice Chairman John Tamberlane will be the honoree of South Nassau Communities Hospital’s 2019 Soirée Under the Stars gala on Sept. 28

Oceanside's To The Stage students perform ‘Spring Awakening’

To The Stage, a children’s theater school in Oceanside, prioritizes teaching self-confidence over perfection for young performers, from pre-K to college-age.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park

Long Island Rabbit Rescue Group will be at Pet Supplies Plus, 3644 Oceanside Rd., Oceanside on Aug. 24 from noon to 3 p.m.

Chinese auction in Oceanside for Bobbi and the Strays

Join Michael’s Porthole, 92 New St., Oceanside, on Aug. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they raise money to support their nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue organization, Bobbi and the Strays.

Scrabble Club in Island Park

Join your neighbors for a friendly game of Scrabble at the Island Park Public Library on Aug. 28 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Crime watch: Oceanside, Island Park

Here is the most recent crime and arrest report for Oceanside and Island Park, courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.

Police rescue two people stuck in water in Oceanside

Police units rescued two people who were stuck in the water in Oceanside on Sunday.