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By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com Long Beach native Isaiah Bird, a 10-year-old wrestler who was born without legs, was featured in Nike’s latest commercial called “Dream Crazy,” … more
By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com The beach was packed on Sept. 8 as thousands of people gathered on the sand to play volleyball in the 22nd annual Michelle O’Neill Volleyball … more
The City Council voted unanimously on Sept. 4 to establish a new registry to identify, track and clean up abandoned properties in Long Beach, often referred to as “zombie homes.” The city said … more
The Army Corps of Engineers has temporarily postponed work on a $230 million coastal protection project as officials monitor weather conditions created by Hurricane Florence. “We’re just going … more
“My friend, Charlie, was an FDNY Lieutenant. He had been retired, but he went down [to Ground Zero] with his army truck, from Howard Beach into New York City, and he donated goods like water, … more
Stacey Sager was diagnosed with breast cancer in the late 1990s, at age 30. She fought the disease, undergoing a double mastectomy, and survived. She reported in 1999 on her diagnosis and treatment … more
People fishing along the beach reported reeling in a number of thresher, dusky, sand tiger and other species of sharks last week. Long Beach Chief of Lifeguards Paul Gillespie maintains that four … more
By Anthony Rifilato arifilato@liherald.com Seventeen years after the attacks on the World Trade Center, former New York City police officer Darren Brennan still vividly remembers not only the … more
Every year, a group of local musicians take to the stage at the Long Beach Public Library for a festival that celebrates jazz music. This year, the festival will honor two late musicians who were … more
As students and faculty were ushered into the first day of school Sept. 5, some changes are in store for the 2018-19 school year, including no traditional homework for elementary school students. … more
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