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Construction crews will begin removing Long Beach’s iconic boardwalk in January, after the 2.2-mile structure was badly damaged during Hurricane Sandy. The city will mark the beginning of the … more
Two weeks after he called on Congress to deliver billions of dollars in federal aid to help New York recover from Hurricane Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited Long Beach and announced that the city … more
Describing the damage from Hurricane Sandy as “overwhelming,” town and county officials called on the Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday to “put a shovel in the ground” and move forward with … more
For a guy with an invitation to the White House, Rabbi David Bauman is surprisingly modest. “This is not about me,” he said, “It’s about what happened to this region.” Bauman, of … more
Saying that the city remains vulnerable to future storms like Hurricane Sandy, the City Council unanimously approved a measure at its meeting on Tuesday to revisit a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers … more
The city’s plan to revisit a 2006 Army Corps of Engineers project sparked a debate at Tuesday’s meeting among residents who support the plan and those who question its viability and say that it … more
Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford (R-Long Beach) called on the Environmental Protection Agency last week to test the air and water in Long Beach and other areas amid residents’ concerns over … more
Just two weeks after Long Beach Medical Center secured a mobile emergency department and staffed it with the medical center’s emergency room doctors and nurses, the unit was dismantled and replaced … more
The Board of Education voted unanimously at its Nov. 27 meeting to revise the school district’s 2012-13 school calendar and use a number of vacation days to offset the days missed during Hurricane … more
More than a month after Hurricane Sandy brought the Long Beach post office’s operations in the city to a standstill, the facility reopened its doors on Monday, albeit on a limited basis. The … more
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