A lack of communication coupled with a longer-than-average billing period contributed to the shock that New York American Water customers had when they opened their bills last year, according to an audit that the state Public Service Commission accepted on July 11.
Nearly three weeks after polls closed in the Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners race, Joe Samoles was declared the winner on July 10.
An Island Park woman was found dead in a backyard pool float on Friday, according to the Nassau County Police Department.
A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car in Island Park on Monday.
Hundreds of uniformed NYPD officers and FDNY firefighters lined Ditmars Boulevard outside of Immaculate Conception Church in Astoria, Queens Wednesday morning to pay their respects during late NYPD detective Luis Alvarez's funeral. Inside the church, Alvarez's son, David, approached the altar and tried to put his late father's courage into words.
The Home Care Association of New York has appointed Nurse Nancy Helenek, the administrative director of care continuum at South Nassau Communities Hospital, to its board of directors.
When a difficult situation arises, there is always a way through it. One day at a time. Piece by piece.
Oceansiders will perform numbers from famous musicals at Molloy College’s Madison Theatre with South Shore Theatricals on July 21.
Neighbors in the News
In recognition of their service as junior volunteers at South Nassau Communities Hospital, Madeline DiDominica, of Oceanside, Jomo Osborne, of Baldwin, and Jerusha Medidha, of Rockville Centre, have been awarded the hospital’s annual Dorothy M. Sharer Scholarship.
The Long Island Ducks, in their 20th anniversary season and first under manager Wally Backman, overcame a myriad of roster defections to Major League Baseball or foreign organizations in the first half of the Atlantic League campaign to win 42 of 69 games to finish atop the Liberty Division standings.
The Week Ahead
Flash back to 1643 with the Oceanside Public Library on July 25 at 2 p.m.
Learn about astronomy at the Island Park Public Library on July 24 at 8 p.m.
Learn how to make fudge with the baking coach at the Island Park Public Library on July 30 at 7 p.m.
A letter to the Editor from Island Park Mayor Michael McGinty