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Long Beach businesses take small steps in Phase One re-opening

Long Beach's business community is waking up. Slowly and cautiously. The first early breaths of life could be felt on the West End, where on Friday morning, Angela Skudin opened wide the door of …

The body of Farmingdale man recovered after boat capsized near Point Lookout

The body of a missing Farmingdale man, whose boat capsized in Jones Inlet off Point Lookout in early May, was recovered near Bayside Drive in Breezy Point, Nassau County Police said on …

L.B. Council OKs 2020-21 budget with lowest tax increase in years, spending cuts, layoffs

Blaming past administrations for Long Beach's poor financial condition and promising that the city is now on the right path, the city council Tuesday night approved a budget for the 2020-21 fiscal …

A Memorial Day remembering the fallen and the coronavirus

There were two waves of death the Long Beach VFW Post 1384 needed to observe on Memorial Day: those who died in America's wars, and those who died in its current pandemic crises. A small group …

Going to the beach, with masks, stark warnings of keeping a distance, but pails, shovels and bicycles too

Under slate-gray skies the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend in Long Beach, they unfolded their umbrellas and chairs and sat on the cool sand, staring at the still sea. They jogged on the boardwalk or …

Long Beach Magazine

Long Beach attorney calling her own shots

From the time she began studying law, Long Beach resident Brittney Borruso knew she wanted to be her own boss. After graduating Cardozo Law School in 2013, she “made the leap” and launched …

Corrected: There's nothing to fear in bail-reform law

New York state’s new, long-overdue bail reform law, which passed last April and took effect Jan. 1, is desperately needed. Changes to the law were last made in 1971. Requiring anyone and …

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .

Editorial

Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.