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Although fake news is a big issue for today’s media, particularly in the aftermath of the presidential campaign, it has been a problem in the journalism world for more than 100 years. “There are records of fake news going back as far as Lincoln that were used to [try to] derail his election,” said Dr. Cliff Jernigan, an associate professor and chairman of Hofstra University’s Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations. more
The West End Electric Light Parade returns to Long Beach this holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. The fourth annual parade will showcase antique cars, fire trucks, floats and bicycles … more
Long Beach City Manager Jack Schnirman, 39, has been named to the Long Island Business News 40 Under 40 Class of 2017, a prestigious award that honors young business and community leaders. Since … more
Long Beach police are investigating a “brutal” assault on New York Avenue last night that left a woman in serious condition. Police Commissioner Mike Tangney said that police responded to … more
An insurance agent who ran an office in Long Beach was arrested on Wednesday after he allegedly stole thousands of dollars from two former clients. Nassau County District Attorney Madeline … more
The city recently settled a lawsuit that it filed against its insurance carrier in an effort to offset revenue losses after Hurricane Sandy, including its typically lucrative beach season. In … more
A carbon monoxide leak forced the closure of the Long Beach Ice Arena for several hours on Wednesday, after members of a local youth hockey team became ill during practice the previous night, city … more
Nassau County police are investigating the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found on Nov. 23 12:48 p.m. in Baldwin. more
A group of bicycle safety advocates called for bike lanes and other measures to protect cyclists and pedestrians at a gathering on the Long Beach boardwalk last Sunday, at which they honored the … more
City Manager Jack Schnirman joined other panelists at a symposium on suburban sustainability at Hofstra University on Nov. 10, where he talked about Long Beach’s progress since Hurricane Sandy and … more
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