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Monday, November 24, 2014
Politics
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The Long Beach Public Library’s Board of Trustees approved a measure on Oct. 29 to open a new West End branch at 901 W. Beech St. The decision came after two years of discussion, and three … more
Nassau County voters will choose their next district attorney in November 2015, ten months after current D.A. Kathleen Rice leaves the post for a seat in Congress. Meanwhile, Rice’s top deputy or an appointee of Gov. Andrew Cuomo will take the reins as the county’s head prosecutor. more
On the eve of Veterans Day, a bill was introduced in the County Legislature that would direct more county contracts to veterans and active-duty service members who own local businesses. more
Attorney Denis Kelly’s office on Park Avenue, above the Long Beach Surf Shop, was bustling last Friday night, as Kelly fielded numerous calls from homeowners who are still fighting their insurance … more
When an elderly Lido Beach resident received a phone call last week from someone claiming to be a representative of the Internal Revenue Service, she initially thought it was a legitimate call. … more
Nassau County Legislator David Denenberg, a Democrat from Merrick, is facing eight counts of mail fraud, a federal crime, after prosecutors allege he overbilled a client at his former law firm by $2.3 million. more
The Long Beach Cinemas, closed since Hurricane Sandy, is getting a makeover — at least inside — as the owners of the shuttered theater install new, roomier seats as well as new screens and make … more
The Army Corps of Engineers project has hit a delay, as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reviews the agency’s $180 million coastal protection plan to make sure it complies with the Endangered … more
While Ebola is getting the big headlines these days, don’t ignore more common viruses including the flu or Enterovirus 68. There are many different viruses; some are more contagious or have … more
A company’s plans to build “Port Ambrose,” a liquefied natural gas terminal in the Atlantic Ocean 19 miles southeast of Jones Beach, have stalled for months in a federal review process, but that is likely to change next month. A U.S. Coast Guard official estimated that the government will release a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Port Ambrose in December. more
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