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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
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
After months of planning, county Public Works employees installed two speed indicators on Dutch Broadway earlier this month in an effort to reduce speeding on the road. According to Nassau County … more
Standing on a platform under the Long Island Rail Road trestle at Atlantic and Stauderman avenues, flanked by several business owners and elected officials, Lynbrook Mayor Alan Beach decried a natural-gas moratorium that he said is hurting Lynbrook businesses. more
The city opened the bidding process last week as it moves forward with a long-awaited $12.5 million bulkhead project along Reynolds Channel to help protect against major storms and flooding. In a … more
The state Franchise Oversight Board today approved its lease agreement with Empire State Development for the construction of a hockey arena at Belmont Park. The plans include a 19,000-seat arena for the New York … more
A woman was injured after she became pinned between a Long Island Rail Road train and the platform on Sunday in Long Beach.Long Beach firefighters rushed to the scene just after midnight when the … more
The Empire State Development board today approved the state’s Environmental Quality Review Act and Urban Development Corporation Act findings, bringing the Belmont arena project one step closer to … more
As the Hempstead Town Board prepared to set a date for a public hearing on whether to designate a Franklin Square movie theater as a historic landmark, local activists gathered at the Franklin Square Library on July 30 to offer support for the application. more
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