Local filmmakers earn award at Florida film fest

Long Beach resident Robert Snyder was near a local railway several years ago when he witnessed a garbage man emptying a pail. As the man waited to be picked up by a sanitation truck — stuck on the other side of the tracks — a plastic bag, which had fallen from the container, kept sticking to his leg. The worker pushed it away repeatedly.

Firefighters respond to blaze at South Shore Collision

Congestion around the Barnum Island Bridge was heavier than normal on May 5 as fire trucks responding to a blaze at South Shore Collision blocked a lane of traffic.

South Nassau in talks to partner with Mount Sinai

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Board of Directors voted last Friday to enter a period of exclusive negotiations with the Mount Sinai Health System as part of a long-term strategy to improve care for South Shore residents.

LIPA report: Barrett plant overhaul not cost-effective

An overhaul of Island Park’s E.F. Barrett Power Station would not make economic sense, according to a report released last month by the Long Island Power Authority, as energy demand in the region declines.

Residents, officials discuss I.P. drainage projects

Construction on seven storm drainage projects in Barnum Island and Harbor Isle could begin next year, according to representatives of Nassau County’s Department of Public Works and the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, who met with residents at the Island Park Library on April 26 to detail the efforts.

I.P. school, library budgets pass

The Island Park School District’s 2017-18 school budget passed on Tuesday with a vote of 241 to 115.

Long Beach Branch LIRR projects aimed at protecting against flooding

Long Island Rail Road officials offered a glimpse into its revamp of the Long Beach branch on April 21, which, when completed, would allow rail service to operate uninterrupted in the face of severe …