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Boaters forced into water after collision

A boat collision in Point Lookout sent three adults and three children into the water on Wednesday as their vessel began to sink, Nassau County police said. The department’s Marine Bureau said …

Audit of L.B. schools calls for cash-handling upgrades

The Office of the New York State Comptroller released the findings of an audit of the Long Beach City School District last week, which found that the schools’ handling of receipts — including cash, checks and money orders — needs improvement.

AT&T’s ‘It Can Wait’ simulator hits boardwalk

AT&T collaborated with the City of Long Beach, City Council and the Long Beach Police Department last weekend to discourage drivers from using their smartphones while behind the wheel, as part of its “It Can Wait” campaign.

Beach to Bay continues push for a hospital

Elected officials and members of the Beach to Bay Central Council of Civic Associations met privately with representatives of the state Department of Health in Manhattan on July 26 to discuss the …

‘Big Lebowski’ spinoff films in Long Beach

Actors John Turturro, Susan Sarandon and Bobby Cannavale were in Long Beach earlier this week shooting scenes for a new film that is reportedly a spin-off of the 1998 Coen brothers' classic …

Long Beach's future plans on display

The city’s future plans sat inked on poster boards around an upstairs room in the public library on Aug. 9, as residents mingled, envisioning Long Beach’s new look and offering feedback on development and resiliency initiatives.

Residents organize to fight HALB developer

With developers seeking to build two 12-story luxury condominium towers at the site of the Long Beach Hebrew Academy likely to apply for a variance from the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals in the coming months, a group of residents have banded together to try to shut down the proposed project.

Ticket booths vandalized on boardwalk

Long Beach police said that three ticket booths on the boardwalk were vandalized earlier this month, incidents that have sparked the ire of many residents who railed against the damage on social …

    Upcoming Events in Long Beach

    On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Long Beach Historical Society is sponsoring the third and final Arts and Crafts Festival of the summer on the boardwalk at Riverside Boulevard. For more events, click above.

    The next level of surfing

    Five years ago, Bob McKnight, the chief executive officer of Quiksilver at the time, stood in the center of a huge skateboard ramp in Times Square and announced to the world that Long Beach would …