‘Global’ Pride fest set for June

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com Long Beach will welcome the LGBT community and its allies in June as part of an expanded regional effort to host a variety of LGBT Pride Month events …

Kevin Bacon filming in Long Beach

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com Film crews set up shop in the Canals last week to shoot a new Showtime series starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge. Long Beach police blocked off …

Taking Back Sunday to headline Rockville Centre show March 11 to benefit Mr. B's Playground

Long Island band Taking Back Sunday will take a break from its world tour to play a show at R.J. Daniels in Rockville Centre on March 11, which will benefit the Tommy Brull Foundation.

Raising money to support law enforcement

Hundreds of people turned out for a fundraiser on Saturday for Law Enforcement Officers Weekend, an organization that coordinates annual trips to Lake George for families affected by line of duty …

Democrats push for more early voting sites in Nassau County

State and local Democrats called on Republicans at the Nassau County Board of Elections on Sunday to establish more early voting locations after Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently approved a series of …

County Democrats will support incumbent slate for Long Beach City Council

Nassau County Democratic Committee Chairman Jay Jacobs said the party is backing incumbents Anthony Eramo and Chumi Diamond for Long Beach City Council in a June primary, as well as candidate Jim …

Long Beach Republicans announce coalition slate for City Council

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 …

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Major surfing contest coming to Long Beach

The largest professional surfing competition since the Quik-silver Pro New York nearly a decade ago is coming to Long Beach in September, part of a stop on the World Surf League’s international …