As she prepares to release new songs and play three shows on her native Long Island, recording artist Ali Berke recalled falling in love with music when she was 3, and recording in a studio for the first time at age 13.
In response to several instances of hate crimes and anti-Semitism in the U.S., New York lawmakers recently announced legislation aimed at ensuring that “students are taught the hateful intolerance of the swastika and noose” and other symbols of hatred in order to educate them about the history of those symbols.
Nicholas Yika-Cuadra, of Island Park, took a step toward his dream of representing the United States in the Junior Olympics last month when he became a national champion and qualified to compete for Team USA in the Pan American Karate Championships, which take place later this month in Ecuador.
Purple Heart Day returned to Island Park as Hope’s Land of Candy honored veterans and celebrated its fifth anniversary.
Anthony Capellupo recalled many days staring out the window while working at a financial planning services company in Manhattan and feeling like he was trapped. After several months of reflection and planning, he left his job and started the Out There clothing company
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease visit the JCC for Senior Adult Day Care from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Sept. 8, the JCC will hold a 5K to raise funds for the program.
“All About Soul” and “Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)” were just two of the classic Billy Joel hits that Captain Jack played when the band rocked the stage in Island Park under the summer sunset on Aug. 9.
To The Stage, a children’s theater school in Oceanside, prioritizes teaching self-confidence over perfection for young performers, from pre-K to college-age.
About 60 mothers and toddlers gathered with nearly 50 healthcare professionals and breastfeeding consultants for South Nassau Communities Hospital’s fourth annual World Breastfeeding Day Symposium on Aug. 1.
Hundreds of spectators and contestants gathered at Peter’s Clam Bar on a sun-soaked Sunday afternoon for the establishment’s sixth annual clam-eating contest to benefit firefighters.
The Week Ahead
Long Island Rabbit Rescue Group will be at Pet Supplies Plus, 3644 Oceanside Rd., Oceanside on Aug. 24 from noon to 3 p.m.
Join Michael’s Porthole, 92 New St., Oceanside, on Aug. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they raise money to support their nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue organization, Bobbi and the Strays.
Join your neighbors for a friendly game of Scrabble at the Island Park Public Library on Aug. 28 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Here is the most recent crime and arrest report for Oceanside and Island Park, courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.
Police units rescued two people who were stuck in the water in Oceanside on Sunday.