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The City of Long Beach hosted its annual Fall Festival on Saturday where more than 300 people enjoyed seasonal activities like pumpkin picking, a Halloween costume contest and hayrides. Craft … more
By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com Long Beach school officials announced the district’s technology plans for the next three years, part of an effort to align with new state requirements … more
Lifelong Long Beach resident and former State Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg recently published a book about his life experiences titled “For the Love of a Child: My Life, My City & My Mission.” … more
Several weeks into continuing budget talks, and just a week before the City Council is scheduled to adopt a final plan for 2019, the mayor and council members still lack a clear understanding of the … more
On Monday, Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, a Democrat, was expected to present her tentative 2019 budget to the Town Board. However, just before Monday’s special meeting began, the other six members of the Republican-controlled board held a news conference, announcing that they had their own spending plan, which they said would lower taxes by 4.2 percent. more
“The easier it is to vote,” North Shore State Assemblyman Chuck Lavine said, “the better it is for democracy.” Lavine, who sits on the Assembly’s Voting Rights Committee, and others have been calling for election reforms in the run-up to this year’s high-stakes midterm elections on Nov. 6. more
Republican Ameer Benno in the 4th Congressional District is challenging incumbent two-term Congresswoman Kathleen Rice, a Democrat. The Herald asked Benno and Rice questions focusing on issues vital to the residents of the 4th C.D., which encompasses several suburban communities in southern and central Nassau County. more
This month, some residents of Oceanside and taxpayers in the Oceanside School District received checks in the mail from the state’s Department of Taxation and Finance, but they aren’t sure why — or why their neighbors received more or less than they did. more
After a $60 million, 230-unit Rockaway Avenue rental apartment complex project was announced on Sept. 6, the Oceanside Civic Group has grown in numbers as residents search for answers to questions about the plan. more
Almost every day of the week, Valley Stream freshman John Valencia stays after school at Chaminade High School for various clubs. But because of local school district busing policies, he routinely struggles to find a way back home. more
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