WE NEED YOUR HELP — Support your hometown newspaper by making a donation.

Oceanside educator is New York's Teacher of the Year

Jennifer Wolfe, an Oceanside High School social studies teacher, said she cried tears of joy when she received the call in mid-July that the New York State Education Department chose her as the state’s 2021 Teacher of the Year. “I just felt overwhelmed by the acknowledgement that my life’s work is important,” she said.

A successful, socially distant 49th annual San Gennaro Feast in Island Park

The coronavirus couldn’t keep Sacred Heart Church in Island Park from celebrating the 49th annual San Gennaro Feast at Sacred Heart on Sept. 12.

Island Park village board looks ahead after uncontested election

Island Park Village Trustees Irene Naudis and Barbara Volpe-Ried may have ran unopposed to retain their seats, but it didn’t stop the community from showing their support during the election on …

Friedberg JCC in Oceanside launches ‘Day at the J’ for remote learning students

With the Covid-19 crisis leaving parents struggling with facing the challenges of battling work responsibilities and remote learning for children, the Friedberg JCC has offered a new “All Day at the J” program for students in kindergarten through sixth grade.

Island Park hosts solemn 9/11 ceremony

On the solemn and somber 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, elected officials, firefighters, veterans, local leaders and community members gathered at the Village of Island Park’s 9/11 memorial for a ceremony commemorating that dark day in American history.

A Message from Island Park Public Library

The Island Park Public Library would like to thank the community for supporting us and passing our budget. The results were YES 823, NO 371 and 944 votes for Joseph Pontecorvo, who was re-elected as …