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The race is on for 3 LB city council seats, with 10 candidates in the running

The race for three seats on the Long Beach City Council this year has all the makings of a donnybrook, with Nassau Democrats fielding three candidates who are being opposed by a slate, also of three …

Long Beach High School junior leads fundraiser

When she was in eighth grade, Natalia Hakimzadeh organized a walk on the Long Beach boardwalk to raise funds for Cohen Children’s Medical Center. She called city officials to obtain the proper …

New Long Beach police chief to be sworn in

Ron Walsh, the veteran high-ranking Nassau County police official who finally received a waiver from the state to become Long Beach’s new police commissioner, was sworn into the post Friday. …

Long Beach makes Juneteenth a paid holiday

The Long Beach City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night to designate Juneteenth — a celebration of Black freedom — an official city holiday, following a number of Long Island …

Editorial

We need more women elected leaders

It’s been over 27 years since Colin Ferguson stepped onto a Long Island Rail Road train in Mineola and started indiscriminately firing a 9mm pistol at passengers. The attack propelled Carolyn McCarthy to run for Congress.

Op-Ed

So now that you’re vaccinated . . .

I applaud the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent guidance update recommending that people who are fully vaccinated not be confined to quarantine after exposure to a case of Covid-19.

Op-Ed

How do you know I’m from Lawn Guyland?

I was in Ryann’s Wines in East Meadow around the holidays, standing at the checkout, when a fellow customer, a man in his 70s, called out to a 20-something employee from across the store.