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Nearly a year after the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency voted 3-2 to deny iStar Financial’s request for $109 million in tax breaks to build two oceanfront towers on the Superblock, city … more
The Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to increase the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, liquid nicotine, electronic cigarettes and all smoking paraphernalia to 21 during a board meeting on April 25. more
Earth Day is April 22, and many use the day to jumpstart their spring cleaning. It’s a great time to both help the environment and promote safety around your home and neighborhood. Proper cleanup … more
Happy Earth Day! Our community has a lot to celebrate, and we have taken the steps to minimize our footprint on the planet by being the first city in Nassau County to help eliminate single-use … more
New York state’s new $163 billion budget passed last week, including an allocation of $2.5 billion for the Clean Water Infrastructure Act, which aims to improve water distribution systems’ safety and quality. more
Long Beach businesses will be required to charge at least 5 cents for each carryout bag that shoppers use beginning April 22, thanks to an ordinance approved unanimously by the City Council last … more
Long Beach firefighters rushed to East Atlantic Beach this morning after a fire broke out in a home on Buffalo Avenue. The fire occurred at 8 a.m., and firefighters said they could see a thick … more
The Army Corps of Engineers recently began work on rebuilding jetties along the beach, though a number of residents and business owners have raised concerns about the project’s potential impact on … more
Hundreds of residents packed City Hall for a Zoning Board of Appeals hearing last week to speak out against a developer’s revised plan to build luxury condominiums on the former Hebrew Academy of … more
A home care aide was arrested last week after she allegedly verbally and physically abused an 87-year-old Long Beach woman. Long Beach Police Commissioner Mike Tangney said that officers arrested … more
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