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The Town of Hempstead is strengthening its strategy to deal with so-called “zombie” properties in the area. Town officials announced on June 16 a new bill that would require banks to put deposits … more
Potential Belmont Park developer the Engel Burman Group presented its vision for the south lot of the racetrack to the community at a June 15 meeting at the Elmont Public Library. The company’s … more
Cyclists from 93 countries packed the George Washington Bridge on May 15 to take part in the 2016 Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York Championship, as Long Beach resident Ronald Malone was among the several thousand racers who tackled the 100-mile course from Manhattan to Bear Mountain State Park and back. more
Two weeks after the city announced that it would host the Long Island PrideFest next year, the City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to update the city’s employee policy manual to include … more
Long Beach police arrested a 17-year-old resident on June 9 on DWI and other charges after he allegedly tried to run down a group of young people with his car. Angel Santiago was arrested at … more
A 35-year-old Far Rockaway man riding his bike in Lido Beach on Wednesday was critically injured after he collided with a van. Nassau County police said that the incident occurred on Lido … more
Nearly four days after a gunman killed 49 people and injured more than 50 at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., residents of Long Beach and neighboring towns gathered at Kennedy Plaza Wednesday night to honor the lives lost in the deadliest mass shooting in America’s history. more
The nonprofit group Reclaim New York filed a lawsuit on June 7 in Nassau County Supreme Court against the Elmont School District for failing to comply with a Freedom of Information Law … more
“I remember waking up Sunday morning, and it’s not the first thing you expect,” Long Beach resident Tommy Larson, 33, who is gay, said as he recalled hearing about the worst mass shooting in … more
Long Beach police broke up an underage drinking party on Harding Avenue last Saturday after an officer responded to a noise complaint. According to the Police Department, the officer observed … more
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