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More than three months after Hurricane Sandy, West End resident Sam Kinsley has reached her breaking point — and she wants the world to know it. “[Long Beach] is a community of hard-working … more
Fred Vordermeier, 39, who moved to Long Beach from Manhattan with his wife in 2009 to raise a family, pays $3,600 a year for flood insurance. He said that the foundation of his East Chester Street … more
“I’m pissed — I worked three jobs my whole life, and I’m spending my kids’ college funds keeping this afloat,” said Robert Wright, a recently retired New York City firefighter from … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered Long Beach residents some semblance of hope on Wednesday after Hurricane Sandy battered the city, saying, “We’re all going to work together now to do what we need to do … more
Sometimes, words are not enough. Even though words are my business, there are so many others who said it better about the life and passing of their -- and my -- beloved Mayor Ed Sieban. So instead, I put together a montage of photos and short videos of the mayor "in action." I hope you like it. more
The Army Corps of Engineers has secured federal funding to conduct a comprehensive coastal protection study of the East Coast that includes Reynolds Channel, in what U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer … more
Seven years after it was severely damaged in Hurricane Sandy, design plans for the revitalization of the Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area are underway. Oceanside’s MNSA is a 52-acre nature preserve devoted to environmental education and natural history. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an Executive Order on Monday, Nov. 5 which provides for any voter in Nassau County who was displaced by Hurricane Sandy to vote by affidavit ballot at any poll site in New … more
On Nov. 15, trucks from Posillico Inc. transported the final two loads of contaminated soil from the site of a future apartment complex in Harbor Isle to the company’s Farmingdale-based treatment plant. more
Long Beach Aware will receive $625,000 in funds over five years to assist the Oceanside SAFE Coalition in involving and engaging the Oceanside community in preventing substance abuse among youth. more
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