In response to environmental and quality-of-life issues spurred by ever-present single-use-plastic-bag pollution in Long Beach, the city has drafted legislation similar to laws passed in Suffolk County and New York City that would charge shoppers who choose to use the bags five cents each.
On Sept. 18, the Bellmore-based Long Island Crisis Center hosted a walk with a singular theme: Every life matters. It was the eighth annual “Let’s Walk, Let’s Talk … Stepping Together to Prevent Suicide” event, sponsored by the LICC and dedicated to suicide prevention and awareness, on the Long Beach boardwalk.
The city and organizers of the annual St. Brendan the Navigator Irish Day Parade and Festival, scheduled for Oct. 1, reached an agreement last month to shrink the festival area on West Beech Street by several blocks as part of an effort to reduce the cost of the event and address residents’ quality-of-life concerns.
“There was a loud low rumble, and somebody yelled, ‘The tower is going down,’” said Dr. Gregory Fried, former executive chief surgeon for the New York City Police Department. “I rolled into a ball, my hands behind my head, and I expected to die.”
After surfers from all over the country came to Long Beach for the 2016 RVCA Unsound Pro last weekend to test their talents on the city’s swells, Asher Nolan claimed first place and was crowned the event’s champion.
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No Long Beach local hopes for bad weather during the summer season, unless, perhaps, you live on Virginia Avenue.
Long Beach students experienced serenity, excitement and in some cases bravery while participating in the annual Surfers Healing Surf Camp held at Lido West Town Beach on Sept. 14.
Long Beach police arrested two teens after they allegedly spray-painted a swastika at the Long Island Rail Road station earlier this month. Kevin T. Wohleking, 17, and a female minor, 16, were …
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Long Beach City Councilman Anthony Eramo defeated former Nassau County Legislator Jeff Toback by a wide margin in Tuesday's Democratic primary for the vacant 20th Assembly District seat. With all …
The Michelle O’Neill Foundation kicked off its 20th annual volleyball tournament last Saturday, an event that attracted thousands of participants and spectators to the nets along Long Beach’s shore for competitive and recreational play.
Long Beach Public Schools had an excellent opening day on Sept. 7, as students were welcomed into the 2016-17 school year with enthusiasm from staff members and new opportunities for achievement.
Hundreds of residents and visitors gathered in Point Lookout last Sunday to remember the lives lost on September 11, 2001 and celebrate their legacy.
The search for a missing swimmer in Long Beach ended in tragedy on Monday, after police determined that the man had emerged from the water but later jumped to his death from a hotel in Rockville …
The Long Beach Chamber of Commerce will hold its Fourth Annual Street Fair on the Boardwalk on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24-25, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. For more events, click above.
Long Beach High School graduate Emily Agudelo did not have to travel far to thrive on a national level as a women’s college soccer player.