Rockville Centre's Crystal Dunn reacts to her first Team USA World Cup win

Winning the Women’s World Cup was a double triumph for Crystal Dunn. Not only did the Rockville Centre native prove she could play left back at the highest level of the game, she also outbattled many of the best right-sided players on the planet.

Hundreds attend funeral for late NYPD officer and Oceanside resident Luis Alvarez

Hundreds of uniformed NYPD officers and FDNY firefighters lined Ditmars Boulevard outside of Immaculate Conception Church in Astoria, Queens Wednesday morning to pay their respects during late NYPD detective Luis Alvarez's funeral. Inside the church, Alvarez's son, David, approached the altar and tried to put his late father's courage into words.

Long Beach High School graduates stepping toward the future

“Ever since taking the first step into the third-grade Lido class, I have felt a warm welcome,” Long Beach High School class of 2019 Salutatorian Dmytro Vremenko said of his first days as a …

Community rallies to find missing Long Beach boy

“He had a blue lollipop and he was like, ‘Mom I’m going to wash my hands,’” said Rick O’Neill, father of 8-year-old Cian O’Neill, who went missing for several hours on July 4. “I …

South Nassau seeks zoning approval for new medical arts pavilion in Long Beach

South Nassau Communities Hospital is set to appear before the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals at a special meeting on July 9 in the hope of moving forward with plans to build a $40 million medical …

‘Hometown Heroes’ show local scouts the ropes

Long Beach’s Cub Scout Pack 51 held a “Hometown Heroes Pack Meeting” on May 3, where first responders from various agencies spoke with scouts and showed them some of the tools and equipment …