BREAKING NEWS: Body of missing man found in water near Long Beach bridge


Community leaders divided over abortion

Harvey Weisenberg, a former state assemblyman, Long Beach police officer, teacher and at 86, the city’s oldest working lifeguard, has developed a unique perspective on the issue of …

Youth soccer team crowned champs

Long Beach’s soccer club, “Tsunami’s,” were crowned champions at the 2022 LIJSL Long Island Cup. The team coached by Eric Lind won the championship game against the Babylon …

Heading for the stars at LBHS

Long Beach sixth graders recently participated in their annual rocket launch project The students each built a rocket in class and learned about the structure and function of rockets. A launch …

Obituary

Edward Nelson, of L.B., dies at 54

Edward Patrick Nelson, 54,  a retired lieutenant in Long Beach’s Fire Department, died Jun 12. He was president of Local 287 of the International Association of Firefighters. Nelson …

Editorial

Hello, county Human Rights Commission?

Lucy Pozo fought hard not to let the people sitting in front of her see her cry. The senior at East Rockaway High School stood before the district’s Board of Education . . .

Op-Ed

When so-called free speech is censored

I find U.S. Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, of New York; Ilhan Omar, of Minnesota; Ayanna Pressley, of Massachusetts; and Rashida Tlaib, of Michigan, politically repugnant . . .

Op-Ed

Learning to protect ourselves from scammers

People have called him many things — kind, loving, helpful, funny. I’ve heard him described as meticulous. But to me and my siblings, he’s simply Dad.

Randi Kreiss

Where have you gone, Walter Cronkite?

Last night, having been off my devices all day and peacefully oblivious to the news, I turned on the TV as I slipped into bed just to catch up. Now, you know and I know that I shouldn’t have done that . . .