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Thursday, August 21, 2014
Politics
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According to a recent New York Times article, the number of volunteer firefighters is decreasing while the reasons why increase. Besides the apparent reason that the work is dangerous, the allure has diminished because of the amount of fund-raising required; the rise in two-income families, which makes spare time harder to find; and the increase in the scope of the work to vehicular entrapments and water rescues to name a few. more
Are you tired of the airplane noise over Malverne, particularly when you’re trying to sleep? Does noise from the sky seem louder than the noise coming from the Long Island Rail Road, which is less than a mile away for most villagers? Lifelong Malverne resident Larry Hoppenhauer feels your pain, and asks for only two minutes of your time — to file a complaint more
When he’s not working as a camp director at Skudin Surf school, or doing volunteer work with children with special needs for the nonprofit Surf for All, professional surfer TJ Gumiela is training, … more
For the second time in a week’s span, Republican congressional candidate Bruce Blakeman on Aug. 6 appeared outside a state courthouse in Mineola to call for Kathleen Rice, the Nassau County district attorney and his Democratic opponent in this fall’s election, to address allegations that political interference undermined the Moreland Commission ... more
Long Island was doused with inches of rain Tuesday night, and though flash floods created harrowing scenes of stranded motorists along major highways, Long Beach seemed to avoid the worst of it. … more
The Beach to Bay Central Council of Civic Associations, a community group that has led the charge in the last year to restore medical services to Long Beach, filed a complaint with New York state … more
Nassau County police arrested a Long Beach woman on Tuesday for driving while intoxicated with a minor in the car, a violation of Leandra’s Law. Devon O’Neill, 19, was arrested in Island … more
Heavy rain is expected to hit the area this evening, according to the National Weather Service, which could lead to serious flooding throughout the area. The weather service issued a flash flood … more
A record 385 cyclists, young and old assembled at the Long Beach Recreation Center on Aug. 9 to begin an 11-mile bike trek around the barrier island to honor the memory of James P. Conlon, a man who … more
The Long Beach Fire Department battled an early-morning house fire on West Park Avenue Friday that left two firefighters injured and a family displaced. Firefighters responded to a call at 4:03 … more
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