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LB PBA fils suit to overturn state pay decision

The Long Beach Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, whose members have been working without a contract for over three years, has filed suit in State Supreme Court in Mineola, …

A tailor-made hero

On a recent weekday in December, Allen Schwartz was taking care of a customer at his Laurel Cleaners, at the corner of Laurel Boulevard and West Park Avenue in Long Beach. Yes, he promised the …

Long Beach School District to receive grant from Town of Hempstead for Covid expenses

The Long Beach school district is among 36 in Hempstead Town that will receive up to $150,000 from the federal Cares Act set up to congress to help municipalities suffering from the covid …

Editorial

Please, get vaccinated when it’s your turn

On Monday, New York entered Phase 1b of the state’s Covid-19 vaccination program, meaning that first responders, public safety and transit workers and . . .

Op-Ed

New leaders are the suburbs’ best shot at health equity

Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, will bring much-needed change in our country. President-elect Joe Biden has made controlling the coronavirus pandemic a priority, and for the first time, the incoming administration . . .

Scott Brinton

A day of reckoning after four frightful years

I spent last Wednesday afternoon scurrying up and down the stairs at home, rushing between my desk upstairs and the TV downstairs. I flipped between CNN, MSNBC and Fox, my pulse, as measured by my watch, racing faster as the afternoon went on.

Alfonse D'Amato

Some inconvenient facts about energy and the environment

One of the great U.S. success stories in recent times has been the country’s move to energy independence. Because we now produce more than enough domestic energy to power our homes and businesses . . .