Long Beach cyclist tackles 100-mile course

Cyclists from 93 countries packed the George Washington Bridge on May 15 to take part in the 2016 Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York Championship, as Long Beach resident Ronald Malone was among the several thousand racers who tackled the 100-mile course from Manhattan to Bear Mountain State Park and back.

Lawyers spar at abuse hearing

Three months after the Long Beach School District launched a disciplinary hearing for former middle school special education teacher Lisa Weitzman that could lead to her dismissal, the proceeding continued at Lindell Elementary School last week, and new testimony from witnesses sparked a charged debate between two lawyers.

Orlando massacre hits home in Long Beach

“I remember waking up Sunday morning, and it’s not the first thing you expect,” Long Beach resident Tommy Larson, 33, who is gay, said as he recalled hearing about the worst mass shooting in …


Con Astone, popular Italian singer, dies at 79

Longtime Long Beach resident Con Astone, a singer and multi-instrumentalist who performed with Elvis Presley, Teddy Randazzo and other popular acts in Las Vegas, died on May 26 after a battle with …


Bicyclist critically injured in Lido Beach collision

A 35-year-old Far Rockaway man riding his bike in Lido Beach on Wednesday was critically injured after he collided with a van. Nassau County police said that the incident occurred on Lido …

Missing Atlantic Beach paddle boarder body found

A search that began a few hours after Atlantic Beach resident Gary Turkel was reported missing after going paddle boarding last Sunday ended on Friday morning when Turkel’s body was found by a tugboat crew at 7 a.m., about 30 miles off shore.

Long Beach considering dock proposal

A Freeport-based company is looking to install a floating dock along Reynolds Channel, by the Recreation Center, and establish seasonal water taxi service to Freeport, Island Park, Point Lookout and …

Long Beach firefighter's 3-year-old daughter becomes a TMZ star

Local firefighter Sam Pinto and his family ended up on TMZ after an impromptu encounter with celebrity Paris Hilton at Los Angeles International Airport on June 6. Pinto and his wife, Jessica, …

Proposed height of condo towers at HALB site reduced

Amid an outcry from residents, developers looking to build two luxury condominium towers along the boardwalk on the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach property have scaled back the proposed height of the buildings.

    Big turnout for Unsound's surf art show

    Unsound surf shop held its 7th annual surf art show and auction on June 11, which featured live music by the Shipwrecks. Each year, the event features some of the best artists and photographers …