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Long Beach City Council votes to open beach and boardwalk for summer

The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to open the boardwalk and the beach for the summer, but with a number of restrictions, ending anxious weeks of waiting by residents and …

These days, Dave Kellan mostly sings the blues

Dave Kellan, a relative newbie to Long Beach, found his bit of heaven on the barrier beach picking his guitar at Swingbelly's, Cabana, Speakeasy, and other hot spots on the barrier beach, fulfilling …

Kaminsky honors Long Beach’s Chas Thompson as “Helper of the Week”

State Sen. Todd Kaminsky recognized Chas Thompson, an EMT, volunteer firefighter and Long Beach lifeguard, as “Helper of the Week” for his essential work providing lifesaving emergency medical …

Nassau to reinstate elective surgeries: county executive

Governor Cuomo has granted Nassau's request to reinstate elective surgeries, County Executive Laura Curran tweeted Tuesday afternoon. Curran had made the request in a letter to the governor …

Long Beach Magazine

Long Beach attorney calling her own shots

From the time she began studying law, Long Beach resident Brittney Borruso knew she wanted to be her own boss. After graduating Cardozo Law School in 2013, she “made the leap” and launched …

Corrected: There's nothing to fear in bail-reform law

New York state’s new, long-overdue bail reform law, which passed last April and took effect Jan. 1, is desperately needed. Changes to the law were last made in 1971. Requiring anyone and …

Editorial

Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .