Herald Schools

Oceanside High School, sanitation department partner in Life Skills Program

Oceanside High School has reached an agreement with Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 to send special needs students from the Life Skills Program to work at the district’s headquarters.

Beernutz concert, fireworks spectacle light up Masone Beach in Island Park

The band Beernutz rocked the stage and fireworks lit the nighttime sky at Masone Beach in Island Park for the village’s final concert of its summer series on Aug. 31.

Herald Neighbors

Dozens attend Greek festival in Island Park

Dozens of people sang and danced while holding hands under a tent adorned with colorful banners as the Greek Orthodox Panaghia Church in Island Park hosted its annual Greek Food and Music Festival.

Oceanside shoots for the stars

The Oceanside Lady Sailors’ soccer team had a season for the ages last year, going 10-1-2 with nine shutouts, including five in a row, and a 57-8 scoring advantage. But thanks to a quirky playoff seeding rule, they amazingly did not qualify for the Nassau Class AA playoffs.

First New York Frog Swim supports Navy Seal Foundation in Island Park

The inaugural New York Frog Swim kicked off at Pop’s Seafood Shack in Island Park and raised more than $100,000 for the Navy Seal Foundation on Aug. 25.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park

Empire Safety Council hosts a defensive driving course at the Island Park Public Library on Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday meditation at Oceanside Library

Join a free meditation session at the Oceanside Library on Sept. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Baseball tournament for Vetdogs in Oceanside

Oceanside Little League and the Feder family kick off their annual baseball tournament to benefit America’s VetDogs at Wrights Field on Sept. 20 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Crime watch: Oceanside, Island Park

Here is the most recent crime and arrest report for Oceanside and Island Park, courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.