American Water Works Co. announced in a release Wednesday that it would sell its New York operation to Liberty Utilities for $608 million cash. The deal follows years-long criticism from Nassau County ratepayers, lawmakers and watchdog groups that have questioned the private company’s rate structure, water service and infrastructure management.
Residents in the Oceanside School District voted down a proposed $50 million bond for a capital project on Nov. 12.
Jo-Ellen Risolo Sarnelli’s dedication to her community is evident by her daily actions in Island Park. Her commitment to civic pursuits led to the Island Park Chamber of Commerce naming her the Community Service Award recipient at its 69th annual Dinner Dance at the Bridgeview Yacht Club on Nov. 7.
More than a week after Election Day, the Hempstead Town supervisor race remains undecided.
In honor of Mike LiCalzi’s ultimate sacrifice for the country he served, Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital posthumously recognized him at its third annual Salute to Veterans for Their Valor and Service event last Friday.
Following a thrilling end to the regular season and a shutout victory in the opening round of the Nassau Conference I football playoffs, Oceanside’s eighth trip to the county semifinals in 10 years wasn’t one to remember.
Long Beach Aware will receive $625,000 in funds over five years to assist the Oceanside SAFE Coalition in involving and engaging the Oceanside community in preventing substance abuse among youth.
Seven years after it was severely damaged in Hurricane Sandy, design plans for the revitalization of the Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area are underway. Oceanside’s MNSA is a 52-acre nature preserve devoted to environmental education and natural history.
Hundreds of residents came to the Bridgeview Yacht Club on Oct. 20 for the ninth annual fundraiser benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Hundreds of people gathered at the Friedberg JCC in Oceanside for the Senior Health & Beyond Expo, presented by Mount Sinai South Nassau and hosted by Herald Community Newspapers and RichnerLive on Nov. 3.
The Week Ahead
Meet Oceanside Library’s featured, local artists on Nov. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Island Park Public Library invites children in Kindergarten through fourth grade to create tasty, 3-D turkeys on Nov. 26 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
The Oceanside Interfaith Council hosts its annual community Thanksgiving service on Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Here is the latest crime report for Oceanside/Island Park, courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.