Long Beach zoning board approves brewery on Park Avenue

A new brewery is planning to open in the center of the city next year, and many say it will be a boon to the local economy when it takes over a long-vacant space on Park Avenue. The city’s …

Long Beach remains at top of state's fiscal stress list

Six months after State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office put the city’s level of fiscal stress in the “significant” category — the highest level under DiNapoli’s Fiscal Stress Monitoring …

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Long Beach's Mustaches for Kids raising money for children with cancer

Mustaches for Kids kicked off its annual fundraiser on Sept. 29 for children with cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the month-long initiative culminates with the ’Stache …

Long Beach opt-out rates increase

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com While more students across New York sat for the state’s grades three to eight English and math tests last spring, fewer Long Beach District students …

Remembering John Elges, Long Beach firefighter

“He was my best friend, and he was lots of people’s best friend. He just kind of had that way about him. He touched a lot of people’s lives, and he’s going to be missed by many, many …

Long Beach city manager search ‘progressing’

The City Council is considering retaining a search firm if one of several candidates who applied for the city manager’s position earlier this year is not selected in the coming weeks, though …

Long Beach hosts annual Fall Festival

The City of Long Beach hosted its annual Fall Festival on Saturday where more than 300 people enjoyed seasonal activities like pumpkin picking, a Halloween costume contest and hayrides. Craft …

Hundreds turn out for Irish Day festival

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com Thousands of people made their way to the West End on Saturday for the 29th annual Saint Brendan the Navigator Irish Heritage Day Parade and Festival. …