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 Three candidates for City Council who received the Long Beach Democratic Committee’s nomination at the county’s convention last month blasted party leader Jay Jacobs at a news conference on … more
Hurricane Sandy victims who were required to raise their homes by Sept. 1 under the New York Rising program can breathe a sigh of relief — for now. The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, … more
The Long Beach City Council has endorsed Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) in her bid for county executive, saying that she would root out corruption and fix the county’s finances. … more
The Town of Hempstead’s Industrial Development Agency voted on Thursday to approve tax breaks, including a 10-year payment in lieu of taxes agreement, for a proposed 68-unit luxury rental apartment … more
The Lynbrook Village board of trustees voted in favor of applying for a $10 million downtown revitalization initiative grant that will be awarded to one community on Long Island by the New York State Office of Economic Development. The application was due on June 14. more
In 2014, when the bike path that runs along the Wantagh Parkway was extended to Tobay Beach, many hailed its arrival as a safe, scenic trail for anyone who wanted to walk, run, cycle or skateboard. more
A letter to the editor for the week of June 22 — 28 about protecting the legacy of the Davison Boat Yard. more
On June 21, the last day of the New York state legislative session, the State Assembly passed a bill to rename a section of the Southern State Parkway after Malvernite and New York City Police Det. Steven McDonald. The bill will now go to Governor Andrew Cuomo for review. more
The Central High School District Board of Education voted on June 13 to authorize a lawsuit against District 24 for about $2 million that it withheld from the high school district for the 2016–17 school year, after the districts disputed what was owed based on the uncertainty of the taxable status of the Green Acres Mall property. 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
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