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Long Beach launches Beyond the Beach Fall Celebration

The Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Long Beach and the Long Beach Arts Council, announced the City’s first annual, Beyond The Beach Fall Celebration. This …

Long Beach lifeguard turns Oregon firefighter

A Long Beach lifeguard traveled more than 2,700 miles to Oregon to help hundreds of firefighters and victims who are battling large wildfires, which have destroyed thousands of homes, businesses and …

Long Beach director catches Bright Eye's journey

Local director Kyle Richard McCarthy followed the owners of the popular Bright Eye Beer Co. in Long Beach from the summer of 2019 to their Grand opening in February and shortly after when the …

D.A. issues scathing report on L.B. payout scandal

When he was City of Long Beach manager from 2012 to 2018, Jack Schnirman, now Nassau County’s comptroller, allowed millions of dollars in “improper payments” for accrued sick and …

Editorial

Fill out the census — the deadline is Sept. 30

Elected leaders from across Nassau County are urging — even pleading with — residents to fill out the U.S. census if they have not already done so, and time is running out.

Editorial

Hey, college students, quit the partying

College classes were set to start on Long Island this week and next, and that presented a potentially big problem: partying.

Randi Kreiss

Encounter with a phantom of the future

Dateline: Feb. 15, 2020. RK: Who are you? Covid 19: I am a virus, about to launch a worldwide pandemic.

Editorial

Breast screening is still a must, despite pandemic

There is perhaps no disease that strikes greater fear in the hearts of women than breast cancer. It is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, behind lung cancer, and . . .

Op-Ed

Why can’t we work together?

I was asked by a local proprietor why so many educators vote Democratic. I asked, “How do you know they do?” He blithely answered, “Well, I read it in the paper.” Our brief exchange was a friendly one, but it reminded me . . .

Op-Ed

MTA will risk much if it cuts service and hikes fares

Pat Foye, chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has said that service on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro North could be reduced by as much as 50 percent — and bus and subway service by 40 percent — in the coming months if . . .

Randi Kreiss

As if it couldn’t have gotten worse, he was contagious

Millions of Americans seem to be manifesting what has been called “insane” behavior: They keep doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different and better result. They keep flouting coronavirus regulations . . .