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An elderly woman who was attempting to park in front of the Long Beach Surf Shop collided with the building and injured a pedestrian on Thursday, officials said. Long Beach Fire Chief Joe Miller … more
Loop Parkway will be closed this weekend as the New York State Department of Transportation performs work on the drawbridge. The roadway will be blocked off between 10 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. … more
Long Beach Republicans announced Tuesday that City Councilwoman Anissa Moore, a Democrat who is seeking re-election this year, would run on the GOP line as part of a coalition ticket in the November … more
In an effort to strengthen its laws against the sale of marijuana in the village, Island Park officials scheduled a public hearing for Thursday, at which Mayor Michael McGinty said he expected the board to vote in favor of stricter regulations. more
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Feb. 15 that the Aid and Incentives to Municipalities, AIM, Funding, would not be eliminated from the state budget. Approximately $60 million in revenues for towns … more
State Assemblywoman Taylor Raynor, a Democrat from Hempstead, and State Sen. John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford, are co-sponsoring a bill to give the New York State National Guard Armory, on … more
In response to the posting of a photo of a man holding a semi-automatic rifle on an anonymously managed, politically focused Facebook page, Lynbrook’s deputy mayor and mayoral challenger, Hilary Becker, hosted a news conference last week at which he announced that he feared for his family’s safety. Mayor Alan Beach called Becker’s move a “political ploy.” more
Nassau County Democrats announced on Feb. 13 that County Legislator Carrié Solages had earned their official endorsement in his upcoming re-election bid. The backing marks a full return for … more
By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com The Army Corps of Engineers is set to resume work on the second phase of a federally funded beach-protection project next month, after work was paused … more
While Congress avoided another government shutdown on Friday, Senator Kevin Thomas, a Democrat from Levittown, has been pushing legislation to protect federal workers should another happen in the … more
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