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Long Beach launches Beyond the Beach Fall Celebration

The Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Long Beach and the Long Beach Arts Council, announced the City’s first annual, Beyond The Beach Fall Celebration. This …

Long Beach lifeguard turns Oregon firefighter

A Long Beach lifeguard traveled more than 2,700 miles to Oregon to help hundreds of firefighters and victims who are battling large wildfires, which have destroyed thousands of homes, businesses and …

Long Beach director catches Bright Eye's journey

Local director Kyle Richard McCarthy followed the owners of the popular Bright Eye Beer Co. in Long Beach from the summer of 2019 to their Grand opening in February and shortly after when the …

D.A. issues scathing report on L.B. payout scandal

When he was City of Long Beach manager from 2012 to 2018, Jack Schnirman, now Nassau County’s comptroller, allowed millions of dollars in “improper payments” for accrued sick and …

Editorial

Fill out the census — the deadline is Sept. 30

Elected leaders from across Nassau County are urging — even pleading with — residents to fill out the U.S. census if they have not already done so, and time is running out.

Editorial

Hey, college students, quit the partying

College classes were set to start on Long Island this week and next, and that presented a potentially big problem: partying.

Randi Kreiss

Encounter with a phantom of the future

Dateline: Feb. 15, 2020. RK: Who are you? Covid 19: I am a virus, about to launch a worldwide pandemic.

Editorial

Please, Mr. President, prioritize Covid-19 prevention

Let us begin by wishing President Trump and those around him well. He, First Lady Melania Trump and several top federal officials and campaign workers were diagnosed last week with the coronavirus.

Editorial

Restoring tax fairness for Long Islanders

In December 2017, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, pushed by President Trump throughout his first year in office. The act limited the deduction for state and local taxes — previously unlimited — to $10,000.

Randi Kreiss

Covid-19 stalks America, unchecked and deadly

When the coronavirus jumped from bats to humans in a wet market in Wuhan, China, last year, a unique and deadly bug went viral. Viruses are respected and feared by epidemiologists . . .

Jerry Kremer

The census, Obamacare and your right to vote

Have you ever had anything stolen from you? A car? Hubcaps? A laptop? A baseball glove? A bike? Those are minuscule compared to the things that President Trump is trying to steal from you behind your back.