St. Anthony’s Parish celebrates 50 years of feasts in Oceanside

Community members of all ages flocked to St. Anthony’s 50th annual Feast for some family fun from June 6 to 9. Hundreds volunteered and thousands attended at the church’s largest fundraiser of the year.

Planting at Holocaust Memorial Garden signifies new hope

Preschool students joined members of the Jewish Community Council of Oceanside to add new plants to its memorial garden last week at the Barry and Florence Friedberg Jewish Community Center.

Oceanside Lutheran Church hosts ‘blessing of the wheels’

Dozens of community members had their wheels blessed by Oceanside Lutheran Church’s Pastor Alex Raabe on Sunday.

Retired Oceanside educators share stories of impactful people on podcast

As co-hosts of their own podcast, “Power of Three,” Tom Capone and Richie Wood’s mission is to give people an outlet to share stories.

Oceanside High School seniors awarded scholarships by Hispanic Brotherhood of Rockville Centre

The Hispanic Brotherhood of Rockville Centre awarded scholarships to five teens graduating from South Side and Oceanside high schools this year. Each student received $1,000 to help with college expenses and was honored at the Brotherhood’s annual scholarship dinner on May 9.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park

St. Anthony’s Parish hosts its 50th annual St. Anthony’s Feast. The weekend-long festival features events on Thursday, June 6 though Sunday, June 9 including a 5K Family Run, rides, …

Boating safety course in Island Park

Obtain your safe boating certificate with Island Park Library on June 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Poetry night at the garden at Oceanside Public Library

Oceanside Public Library hosts Nassau County’s poet laureate Peter V. Dugan and Sharon Anderson as well as established poets and writers in their new garden. Series begins June 12 at 7 p.m. with featured guest speaker Daryel Groom. Call (516) 766-2360 for more information. 

Letter to the Oceanside, Island Park Editor

A letter to the Editor from Island Park Mayor Michael McGinty regarding the Long Island Power Authority tax challenge.

Crime watch: Oceanside, Island Park

Here is the latest crime and arrest report courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.