Schumer to FEMA: Halt flood plan changes

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and other elected officials are calling on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to halt a plan to revamp the National Flood …

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Homeowners notified about Hurricane Sandy damage reports

Six years after Hurricane Sandy, the Town of Hempstead sent out letters to 13,000 homeowners on March 18 informing them that their homes may have sustained damage from the storm. The letter from …

State to release audit of Long Beach payouts this summer

New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office said it expects to release part of a comprehensive audit of the city’s “fiscally stressed” finances this summer, focusing on separation …

Ambrosino pleads guilty to tax evasion, resigns

Edward Ambrosino, a Republican from Valley Stream, who had served as a Hempstead Town councilman since 2003, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of federal tax evasion and resigned from his seat …

Herald hosts Premier Business Women of Long Island Awards Gala

Hundreds gathered for the Premier Business Women of Long Island Awards Gala at the Heritage Club at Bethpage on March 28.

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 …