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The Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 17 held its Tasting By The Sea fundraiser on May 20, an event that highlighted restaurants from across the barrier island and supports the AOH’s various … more
One of the most impressive aspects of our Long Beach community is the pride and commitment our residents have for our City by the Sea. While we are fortunate to have an outstanding team of first … more
Five years ago, we inherited a fiscal crisis from the previous administration, and just 10 months into our first term, we were all hit with Superstorm Sandy. Though progress has not come easy, Long … more
The City of Long Beach will pay tribute to those who died while serving in the country's armed forces with its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29. The parade begins at Ohio Avenue and West … more
“We’re not allowed to talk about politics in school,” a 16-year-old Oceanside High School student said, claiming that the policy extended into government classes. “You’re not allowed to … more
At least three candidates will be vying for one open seat on the Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 Board of Commissioners, as the department’s June 15 election approaches. Oceanside residents … more
“Pay your fair share! Pay your fair share!” shouted a dozen or so Valley Stream residents last Saturday at the corner of Sidney Place and Mill Road, near the entrance to the Green Acres Mall. more
While local lawmakers are working to return the Green Acres Mall to the county tax rolls for the upcoming school year, the mall’s ownership is pursuing legal options to do just the opposite, in the wake of the Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency’s abrupt April 27 decision to revoke the mall’s tax breaks due to a lack of job creation just two years after it granted them. more
Hurricane Sandy proved, beyond a reasonable doubt, what many experts had long predicted: Long Island’s South Shore could flood in a big storm. But what of the future? Could it flood again? How badly? To answer such questions, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has partnered with the state Department of Environmental Conservation and Nassau County to conduct a risk management study of the South Shore’s back bays. more
Nassau County Democratic Committee Chairman Jay Jacobs said the party would likely announce its slate of candidates for Long Beach City Council before its convention on May 31. Local Democrats … more
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