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They flocked from all over Long Island to learn from one of soccer’s greatest — Carli Lloyd. But the 400 or so young athletes who gathered at the Mitchell Athletic Complex in Uniondale this past Saturday got an added bonus, with a chance to bend it like David Beckham — with David Beckham. more
Chronic absenteeism in the Long Beach school district has reached a rate of nearly 30 percent this year, an eye-popping number that is among the highest in New York state. The sobering statistic … more
Long Beach residents could be facing a double-digit tax hike in the coming fiscal year. The increase is primarily the result of a $5.5 million down payment on a $75 settlement with Manhattan … more
Denise Ford, who has served as a Nassau County legislator for 20 years, has decided against running for reelection this fall, she said last week. The 72-year-old Ford was elected to the … more
Scott Kemins grew up in Long Beach “as a nice Jewish boy” whose mom wanted him to become a lawyer or a doctor. She did not conceive of him becoming a firefighter or a police … more
Long Beach students have been busy over the past month putting on shows, winning awards, and completing athletic achievements in elementary, middle and high schools. The Long Beach High School … more
If Betty Belsito is not the oldest resident on the barrier island, we don‘t know who is. Belsito, of East Atlantic Beach, turned 106 on Feb. 24. About 50 well-wishers gathered outside her … more
Residents of Island Park, Long Beach and Oceanside voiced their opinions, made comments and asked questions virtually March 2 at a New York Public Service Commission hearing on Equinor’s … more
The Long Beach City Council Tuesday night proposed what appeared to be an innocuous resolution: a pro forma request that it maintain control over a portion of the Ocean Beach Park in the event that … more
The City Council Tuesday night agreed to pay a Long Beach woman $65,000 to settle a civil suit in which she claimed she was “attacked” by a police officer who slammed her to the sidewalk, … more
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