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After a number of residents urged the city to install mats on the barrier island’s beaches so that those with mobility issues can easily access Long Beach’s iconic shoreline, the city last week released a plan to do just that. more
Residents are debating four proposed development plans for the 28-acre south parcel at Belmont Park. Three of those plans involve converting the land into big-box retail outlets as well as a grocery … more
Long Beach resident Jeff Toback, a former Nassau County legislator, said he will run for the vacated 20th Assembly District seat. more
Lawyers for Dean Skelos have written a letter to Judge Kimba Wood imploring her to not side with the prosecution in fining Skelos $500,000 as part of his sentencing. Under federal sentencing … more
More than 150 union workers, fans, and locals rallied at the south lot of Belmont Park to urge state officials to make a decision on a proposed soccer stadium and complex that has been lying in wait … more
The county comptroller released an audit last week stating that the Nassau County Police Department exceeded its overtime budget by $96.2 million over a six-year period due to systemic under-budgeting, overly optimistic savings projections and slipshod record-keeping. more
Ever since St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church moved from Freeport to Hewlett Avenue in Merrick in 1982, parishioners there have dreamed of constructing a community center where they could hold Greek language, culture and religious classes, said the Rev. Nikiforos Fakinos, St. Demetrios’s pastor. more
The Island Park Fire Department and the Nassau County Police responded with ambulances and a helicopter to a car in the water off the end of Warwick Road just west of Island Parkway West on Harbor … more
Though the official results are not in yet, Todd Kaminsky seems to be poised to fill the vacant seat left by Dean Skelos. With 68,000 votes cast, Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) beat his opponent Chris … more
An audit of Nassau County Police Departmentovertime expenditures revealed systemic issues of under-budgeting, reliance on overly optimistic savings from management initiatives, complex precinct overtime rules and inadequate recordkeeping technology, Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos’s office announced Monday. more
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