Surfrider volunteers clean up the bay

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com Volunteers with the Surfrider Foundation Central Long Island chapter cleaned up the bay on Saturday as part of an effort to create cleaner local …

Long Beach claims state hockey title

Long Beach High School brought home the New York State ice hockey title on Sunday in a dramatic victory that followed an undefeated regular season.  Despite a 6-5 overtime loss to Cold Spring …

‘Global’ Pride fest set for June

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com Long Beach will welcome the LGBT community and its allies in June as part of an expanded regional effort to host a variety of LGBT Pride Month events …

Kevin Bacon filming in Long Beach

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com Film crews set up shop in the Canals last week to shoot a new Showtime series starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge. Long Beach police blocked off …

Malcolm X’s daughter visits Long Beach MLK Center

Ilyasah Shabazz, the daughter of famed civil rights activist Malcolm X, visited Long Beach’s Martin Luther King Center last Friday, where she discussed her father’s legacy of fighting for …

County Democrats will support incumbent slate for Long Beach City Council

Nassau County Democratic Committee Chairman Jay Jacobs said the party is backing incumbents Anthony Eramo and Chumi Diamond for Long Beach City Council in a June primary, as well as candidate Jim …

Long Beach Republicans announce coalition slate for City Council

Long Beach Republicans announced Tuesday that City Councilwoman Anissa Moore, a Democrat who is seeking re-election this year, would run on the GOP line as part of a coalition ticket in the November …

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Major surfing contest coming to Long Beach

The largest professional surfing competition since the Quik-silver Pro New York nearly a decade ago is coming to Long Beach in September, part of a stop on the World Surf League’s international …