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Long Beach residents navigate through flooded streets

Joanne “J-Bird” Phillips, a Long Beach resident and community leader, was on her way to work in Elmont when she tried to cross East Park Avenue and was met with several feet of flooding. Early …

Long Beach officials: faulty jetties causing beach erosion

The winner of Long Beach’s never-ending battle against nature seems all too obvious, at least at the southern end of Washington Boulevard: It’s the ocean. The sand is disappearing rapidly on …

Honoring Long Beach lifeguards past and present

On a bright Sunday morning this past Labor Day Weekend, the Long Beach Lifeguards Alumni Association gathered at the Patrol Headquarters on National Boulevard beach to honor local lifeguards 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

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.

Jerry Kremer

McConnell fiddles while counties like Nassau burn

There has been much publicity about the failure of the U.S. Senate to agree on a new aid package for the states. The costs of dealing with the impact of the coronavirus have hit every government hard, but especially the northeastern states.

Scott Brinton

A maddening tale of two presidencies

Donald Trump revealed his true self to The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward over the course of 18 interviews beginning last December, appearing coherent and well-informed . . .

Randi Kreiss

You’d better believe it: We are in this together

Five years ago, I returned from a visit to my kids and grandkids, who live in a mountain town in northern California, and in this space I wrote, “I have come back from the future, and if you plan on going, better wear your fire-retardant underwear.”