Dreaming of a pink Christmas

Island Park residents gather to dedicate Christmas tree to Sandy Hook shooting victim

While most people associate Christmas with red and green, each year the Island Park community gathers together to decorate a Christmas tree at Masone Beach in pink.

Oceanside Chamber hosts tree-lighting celebration

The holiday spirit was in the air as the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Christmas tree lighting and celebration on Dec. 5 at the Schoolhouse Green on Foxhurst Road.

Oceanside High School grads, lifelong friends start their own podcast

Oceanside High School alumni Andy Fligel and Brandon Korman have turned their friendly banter into a weekly podcast called "Try Not to Laugh."

Students go EXTRA mile with Oceanside Library project

Eight Oceanside Project EXTRA students banded together on Saturday to turn 600 Rubik’s cubes into the Statue of Liberty.

County approves ban on most flavored vape products

The Nassau County Legislature unanimously approved legislation on Nov. 25 to restrict the sale of most flavored vape products countywide. The law’s passage follows a recent uptick in vaping-related …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park

All are invited to the Oceanside Department of Community Services’ “Holiday Happenings” event at School No. 6 on Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Santa Claus to visit Masone Beach in Island Park

The Village of Island Park hosts its annual Winter Wonderland event at Masone Beach on Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oceanside community toy drive

Oceanside Community Warriors will host a holiday toy drive at the Schoolhouse Green gazebo on Dec. 15 from noon to 2 p.m.

Letter to the Oceanside/Island Park Editor (Dec. 12-18)

A letter to the Oceanside/Island Park Editor about the E.F. Barrett Generation Station.

Crime watch: Oceanside, Island Park

Here is the latest crime report for Oceanside/Island Park, courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.