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Saying that the city remains vulnerable to future storms like Hurricane Sandy, the City Council unanimously approved a measure at its meeting on Tuesday to revisit a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers … more
The city’s plan to revisit a 2006 Army Corps of Engineers project sparked a debate at Tuesday’s meeting among residents who support the plan and those who question its viability and say that it … more
Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford (R-Long Beach) called on the Environmental Protection Agency last week to test the air and water in Long Beach and other areas amid residents’ concerns over … more
Just two weeks after Long Beach Medical Center secured a mobile emergency department and staffed it with the medical center’s emergency room doctors and nurses, the unit was dismantled and replaced … more
The Board of Education voted unanimously at its Nov. 27 meeting to revise the school district’s 2012-13 school calendar and use a number of vacation days to offset the days missed during Hurricane … more
More than a month after Hurricane Sandy brought the Long Beach post office’s operations in the city to a standstill, the facility reopened its doors on Monday, albeit on a limited basis. The … more
A month after Hurricane Sandy destroyed Unsound surf shop, at 359 E. Park Ave., leaving its interior filled with overturned surfboards and soggy clothing, co-owner Dave Juan said that the business … more
Sean Sullivan, owner of Swingbelly’s BBQ, at 909 W. Beech St., which suffered extensive damage in Hurricane Sandy, said that he is hoping to reopen. “We’re waiting to hear back from … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence and helped to hand out 500 turkeys and 500 individual meals on the day before Thanksgiving. more
Three weeks after Hurricane Sandy forced the mandatory evacuation of residents and caused an estimated $200 million in damage across Long Beach, officials lifted the 7 p.m.-to-7 a.m. curfew, but … more
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