School board adopts next year’s budget

The Long Beach Board of Education voted 4 to 1 on April 12, with Dr. Dennis Ryan as the dissenting vote, to adopt a $140 million budget that is about $4.6 million larger than the current spending …

A night of substance-free fun at LBHS

Hundreds of students gathered at Long Beach High School on April 13 to sing karaoke, play foosball, compete in bubble soccer games and play video games. Long Beach AWARE, a coalition dedicated to …

Long Beach zoning board grills iStar representatives

Hundreds of people packed City Hall for a court-ordered hearing on Tuesday, in which the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals pressed attorneys for the developer iStar over why no major construction has …

Long Beach's Surf for All to hold annual fundraiser

Surf for All, a Long Beach-based non-profit that organizes surf outings for children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities — as well as war veterans and disadvantaged youth — …

Surfrider to host 6th annual canal cleanup

The Surfrider Foundation Central Long Island Chapter is preparing for its 6th annual Earth Day canal cleanup on April 21. Co-organized by the Northeast Bay and Canal Civic Association, the event …

Nassau County comptroller to audit bridge authority

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman says he will audit the county’s bridge authority, which operates the Atlantic Beach Bridge, explaining that a comprehensive financial review of the agency, …

Guest Column

Don’t let the Flu get you down

As a person who helps sick people in their time of need, I recognize that the flu is no joke, and once again has affected many people. The 2017-18 flu season has already been linked to multiple …

The Week Ahead

— Surf for All fundraiser Join Surf for All for its annual fundraiser on Friday, April 20 at the Loft by Bridgeview, located at 50 Waterfront Blvd., Island Park at 7 p.m. The event is for …

Historical Society gets together for tea

The Long Beach Historical Society hosted its annual Tea Party on April 8. This year’s theme was “International Tea.” Guests were invited to sip tea while listening to a talk given by …