Introducing Oceanside and Island Park’s commissioner’s task force

Two locals from Oceanside and Island Park were chosen to represent their communities in Nassau County’s police commissioner’s new police task force. Mark Mirsky, a resident from Oceanside, and …

Oceanside Kiwanettes honor longtime Board of Education trustee

The Kiwanettes of Oceanside held their annual fundraiser at The Links on April 15, where they honored a longtime member of the community. Don Maresca was the man of the afternoon, a retired …

Saving Gracie

Gracie, a therapy dog with South Nassau Communities Hospital, has reached one year volunteering and will continue doing what she does best — comforting patients and being a good girl. Gracie, 3, …

Oil City Sports slicks on for a second year

It’s almost time to play ball for over a hundred Long Island children enlisted in Oceanside’s Oil City Sports, a facility run by a former Major League Baseball player. The Oil City Sports …

Video chat with students overseas helps Oceanside teens break stereotypes

Backwards, primitive, war torn, different: Common words used by punditry and mainstream media to describe the myriad of different people living in the Middle East. But after a March 15 video chat …

Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park (4/19-4/25)

White elephant sale A white elephant sale is happening at the First Presbyterian Church on April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be jewelry, household items, linens, books, children’s toys, …

T-Bear is looking for a home

Sweet T- Bear is waiting for her forever home. This 4-year-old terrier mix, has been in a loving foster home with her elderly foster mom for over a year, but she is moving, and T-Bear needs a new …