In an effort to strengthen its laws against the sale of marijuana in the village, Island Park officials scheduled a public hearing for Thursday, at which Mayor Michael McGinty said he expected the board to vote in favor of stricter regulations.
With the help of a $1.75 million donation from the Louis Feil Charitable Lead Annuity Trust, South Nassau Communities Hospital will relocate its cancer program to a centralized comprehensive cancer facility on its main campus in Oceanside.
After nearly a dozen residents showed up to the Town of Hempstead Board of Zoning Appeals meeting last month to protest a controversial driveway at a 7-Eleven under construction in Island Park, the board announced on Feb. 7 that it has ordered the curb cut to be removed.
Six years ago, with no budget, no permits and no rules, Oceanside native Scott Weil set out to produce the film “Once Upon a Superhero” with its writer and director, John M. Kline, in Los Angeles. After several setbacks and a lengthy post-production process, Weil will return home to Long Island when the award-winning film screens at Malverne Cinema on Feb. 21.
At a contentious meeting of Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7’s board of commissioners on Feb. 7, Commissioner Tom Lanning asked Chairman John Mannone to step down, citing a decision to fire two long-tenured employees, which Mannone’s detractors claim was done without cause.
Nicholas Bolognini, an Island Park resident and senior at Long Beach High School, donated a dozen hand-decorated pillowcases to South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Pediatric Department on Feb. 9.
The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, especially if you ask Cory Knopf, a lifelong Oceanside resident and real estate broker at Hal Knopf Realty.
Oceanside girls’ winter track racked up number of achievements this season, highlighted by seven-All County finishes among five girls.
The Island Park Civic Association recognized local veterans and donated to Building Homes for Heroes at its 10th annual Love Your Troops Valentine’s dinner-dance fundraiser on Saturday.
The Mudra Foundation: Art for a Cause has agreed to underwrite an annual medical education lecture series that will focus on innovations and research in medicine to further medical education at South Nassau Communities Hospital.
The Week Ahead
EGP Restaurant hosts a new book-discussion program in partnership with Oceanside Library on Feb. 26 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Jews across the country will celebrate the 23rd Annual Shabbat Across America on March 1. South Shore Jewish Center hosts its own celebration, including a dinner catered by Lido Kosher Deli at 6:45 p.m.