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John McNally hired as executive assistant to new Long Beach City Manager

John H. McNally, who had been associate director for the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency for the last five years, has been hired as the executive assistant the new Long Beach City …

Long Beach man arrested in Valley Stream after reckless driving

A Long Beach man who Nassau County police said was driving at a “high rate of speed” while weaving in and out of traffic on Merrick Road in Valley Stream Tuesday was arrested after fleeing on …

LB Chamber of Commerce Stop-And-Grab signs erected outside many restaurants, bars and fast-food places across the city

Long Beach’s normally crowded restaurants, bars and fast-food digs have been turned into hectic grab-and-go spots by fear of the coronavirus pandemic, creating traffic jams and placing customers …

Long Beach's Chop Shop adapts to closure

No chopping at Long Beach's Chop Shop even before Cuomo's order to shutter non-essential businesses The Chop Shop in Long Beach, did not wait for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's order that all non-essential …

Coronavirus brings new food worries to Long Beach's low-income elderly

At 11:30 a.m. last Friday, a white Long Island Cares truck pulled up outside the main offices of the Long Beach Housing Authority, and Andrew Gottlieb began to hand out packages of food to the …

Bay Park sewage project moves ahead

Officials are eyeing Oct. 29, 2022 — the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy — as a completion date for the Bay Park Conveyance Project, now that they have sent out a request for qualifications to interested design-and-build teams.

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

Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .

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 . . .