Nicholas Yika-Cuadra, of Island Park, took a step toward his dream of representing the United States in the Junior Olympics last month when he became a national champion and qualified to compete for Team USA in the Pan American Karate Championships, which take place later this month in Ecuador.
Purple Heart Day returned to Island Park as Hope’s Land of Candy honored veterans and celebrated its fifth anniversary.
Anthony Capellupo recalled many days staring out the window while working at a financial planning services company in Manhattan and feeling like he was trapped. After several months of reflection and planning, he left his job and started the Out There clothing company
As she prepares for the first day of school on Sept. 4, new Francis X. Hegarty Elementary School Principal Cynthia Cameron cited student growth and an improved reading program as major goals to foster a bright future for the district.
Local officials are calling for the E.F. Barrett Generation Station in Island Park to be repurposed for clean wind energy.
To The Stage, a children’s theater school in Oceanside, prioritizes teaching self-confidence over perfection for young performers, from pre-K to college-age.
About 60 mothers and toddlers gathered with nearly 50 healthcare professionals and breastfeeding consultants for South Nassau Communities Hospital’s fourth annual World Breastfeeding Day Symposium on Aug. 1.
Hundreds of spectators and contestants gathered at Peter’s Clam Bar on a sun-soaked Sunday afternoon for the establishment’s sixth annual clam-eating contest to benefit firefighters.
More than 50 people brought the summer party to the Oceanside Library on Aug. 8 for the Special Needs Beach Party Bingo event.
Signature Bank co-founder and Vice Chairman John Tamberlane will be the honoree of South Nassau Communities Hospital’s 2019 Soirée Under the Stars gala on Sept. 28
The Week Ahead
Long Island Rabbit Rescue Group will be at Pet Supplies Plus, 3644 Oceanside Rd., Oceanside on Aug. 24 from noon to 3 p.m.
Join Michael’s Porthole, 92 New St., Oceanside, on Aug. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they raise money to support their nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue organization, Bobbi and the Strays.
Join your neighbors for a friendly game of Scrabble at the Island Park Public Library on Aug. 28 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Here is the most recent crime and arrest report for Oceanside and Island Park, courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.
Police units rescued two people who were stuck in the water in Oceanside on Sunday.