Long Beach film festival benefits a good cause

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com The 7th annual Long Beach International Film Festival returned to Long Beach Aug. 1 to 4, featuring film premieres, fundraisers and culinary events that …

Obituary — ‘A fine man and a wonderful judge’

Long Beach's Jack Mackston, longtime judge who went after slumlords, dies at 90

Jack Mackston, a former City Court and Nassau County Criminal Court judge who earned a reputation for being tough on slumlords during the tumultuous 1970s in Long Beach — and who made headlines …

Busy summer for Long Beach first responders

The large beach crowds have kept Long Beach lifeguards, firefighters and other emergency responders busy this summer — especially on days when the temperatures have reached 90 degrees or higher …

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Women Who Rule the Beach

Beth Skudin, matriarch of the surfing community “I always love to be in the water,” Beth Skudin said, her bathing suit still wet under her cover-up. “It doesn’t feel like work.” …

Long Beach gets $4.4 million for boardwalk

Five years after Long Beach rebuilt its iconic boardwalk in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the city has received a final reimbursement from the state to cover the remaining cost of the $44 million …

Building a reef with seafood shells

Hempstead Town officials and environmentalists launched a living barrier reef composed of tens of thousands of discarded clam and oyster shells from nearby seafood restaurants near Long Meadow Island …

Boardwalk 5K honors ‘Mr. Long Beach’

About 100 people came out last Saturday to honor the man remembered as “Mr. Long Beach” at the sixth annual Larry Elovich 5K Memorial Fun Run and Walk on the boardwalk. The event is hosted …

Long Island music fans turn out for Governors Ball

Long Islanders were in full force among the thousands who thronged Governors Island in early June for one of the region’s premier musical gatherings – the Governors Ball Music Festival. For …