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The developer iStar Financial has abandoned plans to build two luxury apartment towers on the Superblock after its applications for tax breaks were rejected twice by the Nassau County Industrial … more
Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford and Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin called on County Comptroller Jack Schnirman to resign on Tuesday, saying that he was overpaid for sick and … more
The Long Island Rail Road has fully restored the Long Beach Branch operations after the train service was suspended in both directions between Lynbrook and Long Beach. An unauthorized vehicle on the … more
The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society said Saturday it could not determine how a male humpback whale died before it was discovered on Laurelton Boulevard beach on Aug. 16. The 29.8 foot whale … more
About 100 people gathered on the boardwalk on Aug. 3 to honor the man remembered as “Mr. Long Beach” at the seventh annual Larry Elovich 5K Memorial Fun Run and Walk. The event is hosted each … more
Long Beach firefighters faced heavy smoke conditions Thursday night before discovering a fire at an East Park Avenue business. Firefighters rushed to Key Food supermarket, at 663 E. Park Ave., at … more
A dead humpback whale was discovered on Laurelton Boulevard beach Friday evening. The animal washed ashore just before 5 p.m., and Atlantic Marine Conservation Society urged beachgoers to keep 150 … more
Standing on the sidewalk at a busy intersection, Baldwinite Justin Williams held up a cardboard sign to protest gun violence last week as people drove by and honked or gave him a thumbs-up. … more
Standing on his toes on the Woodcleft Canal esplanade, 6-year-old Owen Minihan pointed to the five 65-foot-tall, 44-foot-long sailboats — the Daring, the Warrior, the Brave, the Invincible and the Fearless — headed in his direction on Aug. 8. more
The Belmont Park Community Coalition is preparing to sue Empire State Development after the state agency approved the Belmont Arena project on Aug. 8. According to Tammie Williams, a civic group … more
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