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.
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.
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.
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.”
An Island Park man was arrested by Nassau County police on Jan. 3 and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Here is the latest crime report for Oceanside/Island Park, courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.
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 Old Brookville man was arrested on Jan. 1 in connection with two thefts in Oceanside from early 2017.
Oceanside responded to a pair of close league losses to stay within range of reaching the Class AA boys’ basketball playoffs for a second straight season.
The Week Ahead
Friedberg JCC hosts a day of community service on Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce as they ring in the new year at Kombert Caterers at Temple Avodah on Jan. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m.