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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
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 Long Beach man was arrested on felony gun, kidnapping and burglary charges early Christmas morning after he broke into a woman’s home and held a loaded gun to her head, police said.The … more
In the wake of several corruption scandals involving Long Island elected officials, Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) was endorsed by county Democrats on Monday to run for county executive, the first woman to be nominated for the position by a major party. more
Long Beach was featured on an episode of HGTV’s “Island Life” Sunday called “Trading Skyline for Shoreline.” The show aired at 10 p.m.Barbara Mullaney, a local realtor … 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
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
An Episcopal priest in Long Beach was arrested last Friday on child pornography and drug charges — and promptly fired from the church he has headed since 2001. Nassau County police arrested … 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
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