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Some much-anticipated financial relief might be on the way to Long Beach. Last week, Sen. Charles Schumer urged the federal government to approve a Federal Emergency Management Agency … more
A process that already has residents up a wall may now send them up a pole. A number of homeowners in Long Beach who are attempting to elevate their homes to avoid costly flood insurance rate … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a $1.7 billion plan to provide much-needed relief for homeowners and businesses that claim they have yet to receive adequate funding to rebuild. City Manager … more
Long Beach Medical Center, which was slated to reopen this week, has hit yet another unexpected delay. Officials at the storm-battered facility had been eyeing a mid- to late-April opening. The … more
Six months after Hurricane Sandy destroyed the iconic Long Beach boardwalk, roughly 1,000 people gathered at Riverside Boulevard on Saturday as the city broke ground on a new structure, marking what … more
The city officially signed a contract with Grace Industries last week to rebuild the 2.2-mile Long Beach boardwalk, with sections of the structure to be completed by July. A groundbreaking … more
City officials this week responded to critics who have questioned the $44.2 million cost of rebuilding the Long Beach boardwalk and compared it with reconstruction projects in New Jersey that are … more
Michael Seemann watched his new house fly high above his head. Well, part of it, anyway. Suspended by a 40-foot crane, the last piece of Seeman’s new modular home was put in place at around … more
Amid growing concerns among residents over the water quality in the ocean and Reynolds Channel in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, City Manager Jack Schnirman called on Nassau County last week to … more
Before Sandy there was Biggert-Waters. And if you are having problems fixing up your storm-damaged home or in getting new flood insurance for the next 100-year storm, you can thank Judy Biggert … more
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