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Long Beach man who battled back from coronavirus shares story of near-death illness, recovery and new perspective on life

Lots of ski enthusiasts in Saint Anton, a resort in Austria, took television and other media talk of coronavirus lightly in March. They even joked bout the illness and ordered Coronas in taverns, …

Town of Hempstead rolls out 'concierge service' to help residents as beaches open Saturday

Hempstead officials Friday announced a new “Coronavirus Concierge Service team,” to help keep patrons socially distanced and safe amid the pandemic while the town prepares to welcome …

Long Beach High School Senior reflects on past, while eyeing the future

Dear Class of 2020, It’s hard to believe that we are entering the final weeks of our High School lives! The year 2020 is something we have all been waiting for since the day we started …

Library writes new chapters during the pandemic

Despite the coronavirus, the Long Beach Library is writing new chapters to its pages -- developing fresh programs for residents of all ages and reaching out to people who may be alone or need a break …

Governor Cuomo talks Phase One reopening for Long Island

Governor Cuomo came to Jones Beach State Park Sunday to offer a modicum of hope for a region battered by the coronavirus: Long Island, he said, was on track to begin Phase I reopening on Wednesday, …

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

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .

Editorial

Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.