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An insurance agent who ran an office in Long Beach was arrested on Wednesday after he allegedly stole thousands of dollars from two former clients. Nassau County District Attorney Madeline … more
The City Council recently approved the redesign of a $20.6 million plan to protect the city’s critical infrastructure and the North Park community along Reynolds Channel, which were seriously … more
The city recently settled a lawsuit that it filed against its insurance carrier in an effort to offset revenue losses after Hurricane Sandy, including its typically lucrative beach season. In … more
A carbon monoxide leak forced the closure of the Long Beach Ice Arena for several hours on Wednesday, after members of a local youth hockey team became ill during practice the previous night, city … more
The chances that a young person will become addicted to alcohol or drugs are less than 1 percent –– if use of a substance begins after the frontal lobe of the brain is fully developed, which … more
For a second straight year, Long Beach’s Maggie Aroesty and Kristen Romano ruled the pool and etched their names into the history book at the New York state girls’ swimming … more
After winning an essay contest, two sixth-graders toured the village with Mayor Ed Fare last week, as per a Valley Stream tradition in which students learn about the duties of the mayor the day after Thanksgiving. more
Village Trustee Vincent Grasso hosted a forum at the Valley Stream American Legion Post 854 on Nov. 28 with intent to clear up some of the confusion surrounding tax breaks issued to the Green Acres Mall, and to allow more
In the wake of several traffic incidents — two involving pedestrians hit by cars in the past few months — the mayor of Valley Stream has again appealed to Nassau County officials for assistance with problem intersections along county roads in the village. more
The question is often asked, “Why, of all places in the United States, did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor?” more
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