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A bill introduced last Thursday in the State Senate, sponsored by the entire Long Island Senate delegation, would rename a 10-mile stretch of the Southern State Parkway in honor of Malvernite and NYPD Detective Steven McDonald, who died Jan. 10. The bill, which is expected to pass the Senate this session, proposes to rename the parkway the Steven McDonald Memorial Highway. more
Research from the Citizens Campaign for the Environment, compiled from three years of publicly available water quality reports, found high levels of 1,4 dioxane in water serviced by the 39 water districts, including the Water Authority of Western Nassau, the Franklin Square Water District, New York American Water’s Lynbrook and Merrick Operations Districts, and the Town of Hempstead Water District. more
Hurricane season started on June 1, and for many residents across the South Shore, it brings back haunting memories of the damage Hurricane Sandy left in its wake. Nearly five years afterward, many local homeowners are still recovering — emotionally and financially. more
After a Malverne Architectural Review Board “special exception” meeting that lasted over two hours last week, the village told New York American Water executives that they needed to provide more, detailed information about the water filtration plant they are proposing before the board could make any decision on going forward with the plant. The company is seeking village approval to build a plant on property it owns on Cornwell Avenue in the middle of a residential neighborhood. more
A teenager is in critical condition after he entered the water at Magnolia Boulevard beach on Tuesday, and rescuers rushed to pull the distressed swimmer to safety. The Long Beach Fire Department … more
Two beachgoers were apparently hit by a police vehicle driven by a veteran officer at Edwards Boulevard beach on Sunday. The incident occurred at about 8 p.m., when a police officer … more
Long Beach firefighters pulled three people, including a child, from a sport utility vehicle that overturned on Park Avenue Thursday. On Facebook, fire officials said the incident occurred at 4:54 … more
Long Beach City Hall closed for two days last week amid issues with the building’s problem-plagued air-conditioning system forced hundreds of employees to head home during the sweltering summer … more
It’s no secret that New York surfers flock to Long Beach to charge the winter swells. And while that may be the norm among locals, it may come as a surprise to some television news reporters … more
Long Beach Schools Superintendent David Weiss announced on Saturday that he will resign after he accepted a position with the International Baccalaureate organization. Weiss, who was named … more
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