Still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy

The front lawn looked like a garage sale was in progress. Boxes and plastic bins were piled next to the white PODS storage unit parked in the driveway on South Long Beach Avenue in Freeport. East …

LBFD responds to two-car collision

Members of the Long Beach Fire Department rushed to the scene of a minor two-car collision at the intersection of East Pine Street and Long Beach Boulevard on Thursday at around 2 p.m., according to …

Long Beach loses appeal in fight against $50M lawsuit

The city was dealt another blow last week in its fight against a potentially crippling $50 million lawsuit a developer first filed in 2003: A state appellate court rejected city officials’ appeal …

Long Beach honors wounded veterans

About 60 service members and their families visited Long Beach this week with their families, as hundreds of residents flocked to the boardwalk for a Sunday morning race and later to West Beech …

City rolls out new TV commercial

The city released a new television commercial this week as part of a summer marketing campaign. The commercial will run on Cablevision and Verizon through mid-August and can be seen on News 12, …

City to beachgoers: Stay off the jetties

With the summer beach crowds looming, the City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to establish penalties for those who walk on the jetties that are being rebuilt by the Army Corps of Engineers. …

Maragos announces his pick to replace him as comptroller

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, who is running for county executive as a Democrat, introduced Ama Yawson, of Freeport, on Wednesday as the candidate he would like to see take his place as comptroller.

Guest Column

The new jetties are beautiful — and dangerous

As we enjoy watching the Army Corps of Engineers rebuild our jetties to make them more resilient, we must remember that it’s not for recreational purposes. Every time I am sightseeing from the …

Guest Column

Long Beach’s smart recovery continues

Five years ago, we inherited a fiscal crisis from the previous administration, and just 10 months into our first term, we were all hit with Superstorm Sandy. Though progress has not come easy, Long …

Shine A Light concert raises $10K for playground

The Shine A Light Music Series continued at Cannon’s Blackthorn in Rockville Centre on June 23, marking the 10th show of its kind since the Tommy Brull Foundation, a local nonprofit, began staging the event in 2011.