Long Beach hopes to raise awareness for a little-known childhood speech disorder

Discover Bobby's journey with apraxia of speech, a tale of resilience and advocacy. Join Long Beach in raising awareness on May 14.

Upgrades await as Pacific Park Playground prepares for reopening

Upgrades underway at Long Beach's Pacific Park Playground. Get ready for a safe and fun reopening with new equipment and improvements.

Squatting to remember Lazar LaPenna

Lazar LaPenna celebrated his 10th birthday on April 27, 2022. Two days later, he ripped a base hit and stood at first base wearing his trademark smile. He was doing what he loved most — …

A celebration of Long Beach High School baseball

Long Beach High School baseball has been taking the field for quite some time. This Saturday, just how long they’ve been around — now 100 seasons — will be celebrated. Long …

Holocaust Memorial Day being honored in Long Beach

Long Beach community members are all invited to gather at Temple Emanu-El Monday, May 6 to commemorate Yom Hashoah, also known as Holocaust Memorial Day. “It’s an important day on …


Finding our side of paradise

As a member of Gen Z, I know as well as anyone how the world views people my age.


The state budget: lots of dollars, little sense

Nearly three weeks late, the $237 billion state budget presents a mix of positives and negatives. While it’s easy to find initiatives to support in such a large spending plan, inexplicably, there are areas where it falls short.


Celebrating N.Y.’s investment in local journalism

Gov. Kathy Hochul and the state legislature delivered a beacon of hope for our communities by including in the state budget a groundbreaking initiative to support local news organizations in the form of a tax credit.


We must secure our borders, reform immigration now

The Senate's promising bipartisan border deal was dismissed as "disastrous."