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Town Supervisor Laura Gillen announced Thursday that all town beaches will remain open an additional hour this weekend in anticipation of large crowds expected to hit the beach during an excessive … more
Hundreds of residents honored wounded veterans at the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 11th annual 5K and parade on July 14. Eighteen military families were given a week’s vacation in Long Beach … more
State, county and local officials will discuss the state of Long Beach’s drinking water at a public forum at City Hall on July 24, a month after the city’s drinking water tested positive for … more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen is calling a recent contract extension between two town officials — Parks Commissioner Daniel Lino and Comptroller Kevin Conroy — and the Dover Gourmet … more
The Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s annual summer Veteran Stand Down welcomed hundreds of Long Island vets on Tuesday in Freeport. The biannual event last took place in November, shortly … more
“He had a blue lollipop and he was like, ‘Mom I’m going to wash my hands,’” said Rick O’Neill, father of 8-year-old Cian O’Neill, who went missing for several hours on July 4. “I … more
Representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said at a June 27 public meeting in Long Beach that they were seeking an extension to continue a $3 million study of ways to protect communities … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed into law the Green Light Bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain New York state driver’s licenses. The State Assembly and Senate approved the measure in June. New York joins 12 other states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico in passing such legislation. more
A New York state agency issued a report last week saying that City of Long Beach separation payouts are a major driver of its fiscal stress, and made a number of recommendations to reduce … more
South Nassau Communities Hospital is set to appear before the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals at a special meeting on July 9 in the hope of moving forward with plans to build a $40 million medical … more
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