What won't Long Beach's approved budget do? Increase taxes

Long Beach’s nearly $105 million budget for fiscal year 2024-25, which holds the line on property taxes, was adopted by the City Council at its May 21 meeting. The preliminary spending …

Long Beach marches for the heroes we have lost

Join Long Beach's Memorial Day Parade with veterans, community groups, and patriotic spirit, honoring sacrifices along Ohio Ave to City Hall.

Meet Frank Dikranis, Long Beach's new corporation counsel

Frank Dikranis is a long-time Long Beach community member. And he’s not just a community member — he’s a heavily active public servant. Now, he’s taking on a new role, as the …

Long Beach police join "Click it or Ticket" campaign to reduce traffic-related injuries and fatalities

LBPD joins national seat belt campaign from May 20 to June 2. "Click It or Ticket" to reduce traffic fatalities.

Rides, games and fun for the entire family, courtesy Long Beach's Chabad of the Beaches

An extended Memorial Day weekend was full of summer fun for Long Island residents at the Family Fun and Long Beach Sun Carnival in Long Beach. Families flocked to the corner of East Broadway and …

Columnist

Finding our side of paradise

As a member of Gen Z, I know as well as anyone how the world views people my age.

Columnist

The state budget: lots of dollars, little sense

Nearly three weeks late, the $237 billion state budget presents a mix of positives and negatives. While it’s easy to find initiatives to support in such a large spending plan, inexplicably, there are areas where it falls short.

Editorial

Celebrating N.Y.’s investment in local journalism

Gov. Kathy Hochul and the state legislature delivered a beacon of hope for our communities by including in the state budget a groundbreaking initiative to support local news organizations in the form of a tax credit.

Columnist

We must secure our borders, reform immigration now

The Senate's promising bipartisan border deal was dismissed as "disastrous."