Island Park gives thanks five years after Sandy

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy it was cold. Thousands had been displaced, their homes badly damaged by floodwaters. Thanksgiving became an afterthought as recovery was just getting …

Island Park Civic Association gets in the Thanksgiving spirit

Continuing a three-year tradition, the Island Park Civic Association held its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive on Nov. 10 at the Local Ale House benefitting the Sacred Heart Church food pantry and the …

Island Park Village Hall open for business

early 100 community members, leaders and elected officials gathered in and outside the Former Bank of America turned Village Hall in Island Park on Nov. 4 for the building’s official ribbon cutting …

Pancho’s owners named Businesspeople of the Year

Since 1994, Pancho’s Cantina has been serving the Island Park community as space to gather, eat and celebrate. The Mexican food eatery has seen a number of transitions, including recovering from …

Herald is looking for a good man or woman

The Oceanside/Island Park Herald is currently seeking nominations for its annual Person of the Year, to be published in our Year in Review issue on Dec. 28. The Person of the Year is recognized with …

LIRR: Island Park train station improvements to last through summer

Interior and exterior renovations of the Island Park train station are slated to begin this week and last through September, according to Long Island Rail Road spokesman Aaron Donovan. The …