Elves are coming to Oceanside this Sunday, on a mission to spread holiday cheer to local families who need it.
Forty years ago, a former SSJC Men’s Club president, the late Bernard Ross, donated the menorah to the village. Ross died in 2016. At this year’s lighting, on Dec. 22, the community will dedicate a plaque to him and affix it to the menorah.
After a car struck a girl at the intersection of Skillman and Brower avenues near Oceanside High School last month, parents, school administrators and elected officials are continuing to push for a crossing guard for the area.
Small businesses in Oceanside and Island Park have had to adapt through the years as the economy and consumer habits have changed. For these stores, the holiday season remains an important part of their business.
The Long Island Power Authority and Nassau County reached a tentative agreement on Friday in a settlement over LIPA’s property tax challenges in Island Park and Glenwood Landing, which, once finalized, would cause an increase in school taxes.
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 alumni Andy Fligel and Brandon Korman have turned their friendly banter into a weekly podcast called "Try Not to Laugh."
Dreaming of a pink Christmas
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.
Eight Oceanside Project EXTRA students banded together on Saturday to turn 600 Rubik’s cubes into the Statue of Liberty.
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
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.
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 Warriors will host a holiday toy drive at the Schoolhouse Green gazebo on Dec. 15 from noon to 2 p.m.
Here is the latest crime report for Oceanside/Island Park, courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.