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Long Beach man files $25M suit against city over political flag

A Long Beach Republican and ardent supporter of former President Donald Trump Thursday filed a $25 million filed suit against the city, claiming his rights were violated in March when he was …

Long Beach City manager steps into police feud

Long Beach City Manager Donna Gayden this week stepped into the roiling fray between the city’s new police commissioner and the Police Benevolent Association, a feud that erupted into the open last …

Will the crowds return?

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and other state and local officials on Wednesday called on the state Department of Health to allow beaches across the state to open at 100 percent capacity this …

Long Beach School Board adopts budget with no tax hike

The Long Beach Board of Education on Tuesday adopted a $144 million budget, about half a million lower than the current spending plan - with no tax increase. Michael DeVito, the district’s …

Editorial

High-speed rail for L.I. deserves public support

With the Biden administration pushing a $2 trillion national infrastructure plan, what once seemed like a fantasy — high-speed rail for the Northeast — is slowly, steadily becoming a distinct possibility . . .

Editorial

Should municipalities opt out on marijuana?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, once an ardent detractor of any measure to legalize recreational marijuana, last week signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act . . .

Randi Kreiss

Oldies but goodies have the right stuff

I married an older man, and this week he’s turning 75. When we met, I was 14 and he was 15.