Road-safety roundtable in Rockville Centre hones in on marijuana legalization safeguards

With recreational marijuana expected to be legalized this year, lawmakers, prosecutors and community leaders aired their concerns at Molloy College in Rockville Centre on Jan. 7 and discussed ways to soften the potential negative effects that such a law might have in New York.

Guest Column

Enforcing the code at Long Beach City Council meetings ensures public participation

Before the good and welfare portion of the Jan. 2 City Council meeting, I, in my role as presiding officer, announced that the three-minute limit listed in Section 2-30(e) of the city’s Code would …

Freeport man in custody for allegedly stabbing wife

A Freeport man is in custody after he allegedly stabbed his wife multiple times on Magnolia Boulevard in Long Beach on Tuesday, Long Beach Police Commissioner and Acting City Manager Michael Tangney …

Person of the Year

Liz Treston, an advocate for Sandy victims

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com With a box of doughnuts on the table for everyone to share, home improvement volunteers roamed in and out of West End resident Liz Treston’s newly …

Long Beach OKs land deal with town for project to protect critical infrastructure

The City Council unanimously approved two measures on Dec. 4 to advance a long-awaited $20 million project to protect the city’s critical infrastructure and surrounding neighborhoods along …