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Hit-and-run takes the life of ‘selfless’ E. Atlantic Beach man

Mike Agurkis, of East Atlantic Beach, was the kind of man who was always doing something for other people, his daughter, Amanda Agurkis, said last week. He helped neighbors during Superstorm Sandy …

Long Beach makes Juneteenth a paid holiday

The Long Beach City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night to designate Juneteenth — a celebration of Black freedom — an official city holiday, following a number of Long Island …

State grants waiver for Long Beach’s top cop

Ending weeks of uncertainty for Long Beach, the New York State Civil Service Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a two-year waiver allowing Ron Walsh, a high-ranking veteran Nassau …

Long Beach director pays homage to his fallen friends in a short film

Long Beach resident Kyle Richard McCarthy, who has directed several local films, has returned with a short film dedicated to friends and family he lost before the pandemic. The film, which is just …


Momentum builds to eliminate housing discrimination

The new year is off to a promising start in the effort to eliminate housing discrimination, with significant actions taken by the federal and state governments. Those actions, and related ones that are brewing . . .


How I almost got hacked

It happened as, I assume, many of these things do: It was a busy day, I was working at home, and the cellphone rang.

Randi Kreiss

Vaccine for teachers would give us a shot in the arm

We need to let teachers play through the vaccine line. Single parents should be prioritized as well.