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BREAKING NEWS: Long Beach schools to close for 14 days because of rising Covid-19 cases


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.

Herald Endorsement

Re-elect Kathleen Rice in the 4th Congressional District

For 15 years, Kathleen Rice has worked hard to serve the public, first as the Nassau County District attorney and then as a member of Congress, and she deserves another term representing the 4th Congressional District. Though her opponent, Douglas Tuman, showed a commendable desire to serve in Congress, Rice is the more well-rounded, experienced candidate.

Ninth State Senate District: Re-elect Todd Kaminsky

The Ninth State Senate District includes a wide swath of southwestern Nassau County, from the sand in Long Beach to the streets of busy Rockville Centre, as well as portions of Valley Stream, Elmont and the Five Towns.