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On the grounds of the 72-acre A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale is a small, white-tiled warehouse, with a handful of garage bays, operated by the nonprofit food-recovery … more
The Long Beach Board of Education voted unanimously on April 11 to adopt a $142 million budget for the 2019-20 school year that is about $2.5 million larger than the current spending plan, and … more
With Earth Day approaching on April 22, PSEG Long Island visited Long Beach Tuesday to beautify the city’s entrances and encourage residents to use energy-efficient power. Nearly a hundred PSEG … more
The Long Beach City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to enter into a $140,000 agreement with a financial consulting firm to help turn the city’s finances around and develop a long-term plan as … more
Multiple ambulance calls throughout the weekend kept the Long Beach Fire Department on its toes. Firefighters rushed to extinguish a house fire in the Canals Saturday at around 8:40 p.m., fire … more
Long Beach School District officials proposed a $142 million budget for the 2019-20 school year at the March 28 Board of Education meeting, a $2.5 … more
County Legislator Debra Mulé, a Democrat from Freeport, said on April 5 that she was disappointed that the Legislature’s Republican majority would not institute a 5-cent fee on paper bags, a move … more
By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and other elected officials are calling on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to halt a plan to revamp the National Flood … more
Under an agreement reached as part of the state budget passed by lawmakers over the weekend, plastic bags will be banned in all New York retail stores starting next March. “You drive through … more
Six years after Hurricane Sandy, the Town of Hempstead sent out letters to 13,000 homeowners on March 18 informing them that their homes may have sustained damage from the storm. The letter from … more
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