Lawsuit seeks to void Superblock permits, variance

Former U.S. Sen. Alfonse D’Amato is representing a group of Long Beach residents who filed a lawsuit against the city last week in an attempt to overturn a variance and permits that were issued to …

Film festival draws hundreds of local artists, chefs

Between appearances by the voice of Bart Simpson, actor Nancy Cartwright, red carpet interviews with actors and filmmakers, and local chefs displaying their best dishes, there was no shortage of …

Residents speak out against city’s ‘overdevelopment’

Residents crowded City Hall for a Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on July 27 to protest a developer’s revised plan to build a five-story apartment building on Shore Road. The meeting lasted …

Still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy

The front lawn looked like a garage sale was in progress. Boxes and plastic bins were piled next to the white PODS storage unit parked in the driveway on South Long Beach Avenue in Freeport. East …

Long Beach loses appeal in fight against $50M lawsuit

The city was dealt another blow last week in its fight against a potentially crippling $50 million lawsuit a developer first filed in 2003: A state appellate court rejected city officials’ appeal …

City to beachgoers: Stay off the jetties

With the summer beach crowds looming, the City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to establish penalties for those who walk on the jetties that are being rebuilt by the Army Corps of Engineers. …

Maragos announces his pick to replace him as comptroller

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, who is running for county executive as a Democrat, introduced Ama Yawson, of Freeport, on Wednesday as the candidate he would like to see take his place as comptroller.

Guest Column

The new jetties are beautiful — and dangerous

As we enjoy watching the Army Corps of Engineers rebuild our jetties to make them more resilient, we must remember that it’s not for recreational purposes. Every time I am sightseeing from the …

Guest Column

Long Beach’s smart recovery continues

Five years ago, we inherited a fiscal crisis from the previous administration, and just 10 months into our first term, we were all hit with Superstorm Sandy. Though progress has not come easy, Long …

Shine A Light concert raises $10K for playground

The Shine A Light Music Series continued at Cannon’s Blackthorn in Rockville Centre on June 23, marking the 10th show of its kind since the Tommy Brull Foundation, a local nonprofit, began staging the event in 2011.