Island Park resident backstops Long Beach to state hockey title

Island Park resident Kieran Byrne was named Most Valuable Player at the state hockey championships.

Friedberg JCC in Oceanside expands J-Perks program, community outreach

Friedberg Jewish Community Center is putting extra care into the “community” aspect of its mission. Along with providing a wide array of activities and services to members of all ages, the Oceanside facility offers discounts to 50 local businesses and counting. Known as the J-Perks program, the offer adds value to the membership and acquaints the JCC with the surrounding community, said Julie Frenkel, assistant director of membership and community outreach.

Herald Schools

Oceanside High School hosts its inaugural book fair

Scholastic’s book fairs are typically held at elementary and middle schools, but that didn’t stop Oceanside High School from having one on March 6.

A look back in time

S. Taylor Johnson left his mark on Oceanside schools (Part 2)

S. Taylor Johnson’s arrival in Oceanside in 1918 as the Oceanside School District’s new supervising principal brought stability and direction to a fractured community during its formative post-World War I growth era.

South Nassau Communities Hospital spreads heart health awareness

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in American women, killing more females than all forms of cancer combined, according to the American Heart Association.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park

Join Friedberg JCC at its Community Purim Carnival on March 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Opioid, Narcan forum in Island Park

Councilman Anthony D’Esposito hosts an opioid forum and Narcan training on March 19 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Island Park Public Library.

Active shooter training at Oceanside Library

Oceanside Library has invited Don Longo, a certified subject matter expert in active shooter incidents, to speak on March 21 at 6 p.m.