Long Beach parents call for more recess

Hundreds of parents in the Long Beach School District have signed a petition calling for the return of recess after the district replaced the unstructured playtime with phys. ed. classes to meet …

Schnirman to audit Nassau IDA

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced this week that his office would audit the county’s Industrial Development Agency to determine whether tax and other financial incentives the …

Long Beach school officials kick off budget talks

The Long Beach Board of Education kicked off budget talks last month, and district officials say that next year’s proposed spending plan is expected to increase by $3.4 million, mainly due to …

Plan outlines vision for city’s future

After three years of public meetings and conceptual presentations, the City Council announced that it would hold a public hearing this spring before it is expected to adopt a 30-year comprehensive …

Lynbrook man indicted on charges of attempted murder of Long Beach woman

A Lynbrook man was arraigned Tuesday in Nassau County criminal court in Mineola on grand jury indictment charges for the attempted murder of a former business partner in front of her Long Beach home in December 2016.

Long Beach attorney blasts iStar over building permits

According to affidavits obtained by the Herald, Long Beach’s corporation counsel, Rob Agostisi, disputed claims made by iStar’s executive vice president, Karl Frey, that the firm had a vested …

SNCH announces partnership with Mount Sinai

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Jan. 23 to enter into an affiliation agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System in an effort to expand health care …

Islanders returning to Coliseum for 60 games

The earlier unconfirmed reports turned out to be true. The New York Islanders will be returning to Nassau Coliseum part-time for three seasons while their new home is being built at Belmont Park in Elmont. During that time, they will be splitting games between the Coliseum and the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Guest Column

Don’t let the Flu get you down

As a person who helps sick people in their time of need, I recognize that the flu is no joke, and once again has affected many people. The 2017-18 flu season has already been linked to multiple …

The Week Ahead

Gospel Shabbat On Friday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m., Temple Emanu-El of Long Beach, located at 455 Neptune Blvd., will hold the second annual Gospel Shabbat in celebration of Black History Month. A …