Kyle Martin was surrounded by friends and family at his parents’ home in Oceanside on June 5. They were all glued to MLB.com, watching the Major League Baseball Draft when, finally, Martin realized a lifelong dream. The 21-year-old was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 15th round, the 438th pick overall.
A contentious race for the board of commissioners will come to a head in Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 with the June 20 election.
After more than two decades of spiritual and educational leadership, Rabbi Mark Greenspan will retire at the end of the month.
Barnum Island will soon see an influx of new residents, as two four-story waterfront apartment towers are set to open this summer, ushering in what developers and members of the business community have called the revitalization of Island Park.
A man sent police on a wild ride through Queens and Nassau County on Wednesday after NYPD officers found him sleeping in a stolen car in Queens and he sped away from the scene, crashing into several cars — including a police vehicle — along his route before being arrested in Island Park.
Community members of all ages flocked to St. Anthony’s 50th annual Feast for some family fun from June 6 to 9. Hundreds volunteered and thousands attended at the church’s largest fundraiser of the year.
Preschool students joined members of the Jewish Community Council of Oceanside to add new plants to its memorial garden last week at the Barry and Florence Friedberg Jewish Community Center.
Dozens of community members had their wheels blessed by Oceanside Lutheran Church’s Pastor Alex Raabe on Sunday.
As co-hosts of their own podcast, “Power of Three,” Tom Capone and Richie Wood’s mission is to give people an outlet to share stories.
The Hispanic Brotherhood of Rockville Centre awarded scholarships to five teens graduating from South Side and Oceanside high schools this year. Each student received $1,000 to help with college expenses and was honored at the Brotherhood’s annual scholarship dinner on May 9.
The Week Ahead
St. Anthony’s Parish hosts its 50th annual St. Anthony’s Feast. The weekend-long festival features events on Thursday, June 6 though Sunday, June 9 including a 5K Family Run, rides, …
Obtain your safe boating certificate with Island Park Library on June 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Oceanside Public Library hosts Nassau County’s poet laureate Peter V. Dugan and Sharon Anderson as well as established poets and writers in their new garden. Series begins June 12 at 7 p.m. with featured guest speaker Daryel Groom. Call (516) 766-2360 for more information.
A letter to the Editor from Island Park Mayor Michael McGinty regarding the Long Island Power Authority tax challenge.
Here is the latest crime and arrest report courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.