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Village of Lynbrook officials finalized a contract last week to authorize implementation of a smartphone app that will enable users to pay for parking with their credit and debit cards at more than 600 meters, instead of pumping quarters into the machines. more
Stanley Fleishman, a longtime chairman of the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors, who was known for his community leadership, sense of humor and instrumental role in convincing the … more
The City Council voted unanimously May 15 to override the state tax cap amid a fiscal crisis that could lead to a 12.3 percent tax increase or service cuts and layoffs. At the council’s second … more
Surf for All, a Long Beach-based non-profit that organizes surf outings for children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities — as well as war veterans and disadvantaged youth — … more
The city’s Zoning Board of Appeals voted unanimously Thursday to revoke a building permit issued to the developer of the Superblock property after a group of residents filed a lawsuit saying that … more
State Democrats assembled at Hofstra University Wednesday and Thursday to pick their nominees for governor, attorney general and comptroller, with Sec. Hillary Clinton endorsing incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo. more
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office is looking into six years worth of “separation” payouts given to City of Long Beach union and non-union employees as part of a comprehensive audit of the … more
Six years ago, Long Beach was a city on the brink. We faced an inherited fiscal crisis and the daunting prospect of rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy. But working together, we rebuilt and made hard … more
The city’s zoning board of appeals is expected to vote Thursday on whether to extend a building permit and variance granted to the developer of the Superblock property, iStar Financial, to build … more
The dead humpback whale that washed up on Long Beach Friday was likely hit by a boat, experts say. The 32-foot long female humpback was found beached on Friday afternoon near Lafayette Boulevard. … more
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