If you’ve listened to pop radio recently, you’ve probably heard one of Oceanside native Scott Harris’s hit songs. Among his writing credits, one melody has won a Grammy, while another is a contender for Song of the Year at this year’s show.
By all accounts, 2019 should be a year in which officials in Oceanside and Island Park get things done. There are a number of projects on tap for both areas, which officials said they expect to either start or complete in the new year.
An Old Brookville man was arrested on Jan. 1 in connection with two thefts in Oceanside from early 2017.
The Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7’s Board of Commissioners voted at its meeting on Dec. 6 to terminate General Su-pervisor Dan Faust and Treasurer Douglas Hernandez, citing “scandalous conduct.”
Robert Amato, 11, recently received a grim diagnosis from doctors, and had to spend the holiday season in a hospital bed, but it didn’t stop the Island Park community from rallying to give him a Christmas to remember.
On a daily basis, Oceanside resident Rita Paragas’s home violently shakes because of trucks driving along South Long Beach Road — between Foxhurst and Merrick roads. Paragas is one of many people in the community calling on the county to fix the road.
Eight seconds remained in the finals of the annual St. Agnes Christmas basketball tournament when Oceanside’s Keaton Levine got the ball and heaved what proved to be the game-winning shot.
South Nassau Communities Hospital President and CEO Richard Murphy was recently elected chair of the Healthcare Association of New York State’s board of trustees and was appointed to the association’s executive committee for a two-year term that began on Jan. 1.
An Island Park man was arrested by Nassau County police on Jan. 3 and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.
A 17-point run in the opening quarter laid the groundwork for host Freeport in its 66-51 victory over Oceanside Jan. 3 in Nassau Conference I girls’ basketball.
The Week Ahead
Marsha Welikson, of Hal Knopf Realty, is hosting a panel discussion about house buying and selling on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 1 p.m. at Oceanside Library.
Join South Nassau Communities Hospital for this 90-minute workshop to help you live a smoke-free life on Monday, Jan. 14 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.