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By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com The Army Corps of Engineers is set to resume work on the second phase of a federally funded beach-protection project next month, after work was paused … more
Surrounded by dozens of supporters, Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin announced on Feb. 19 his candidacy for Hempstead Town supervisor. “We need a supervisor that will put the … more
Moody’s Investors Service downgraded Long Beach’s credit rating from Baa1 to Baa2 on Wednesday — just two notches above what is considered junk bond status — saying that the city’s expenses … more
In what is shaping up to be a crowded City Council race this year, three longtime Long Beach residents announced Tuesday that they intend to run in a Democratic primary in June.West End resident Liz … more
By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com City officials are moving forward with a plan to revamp Edwards Boulevard in order to improve safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists, and plan … more
By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com While the Long Beach School District’s general 2019-20 budget has yet to be proposed ahead of a May 21 budget vote, the district floated its projected … more
The Hempstead Town Board voted on Feb. 5 to table the hiring of an outside consultant to audit the Town Building Department. The roughly $155,000 measure was intended to offer recommendations on how … more
By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com More than a hundred people gathered in the Long Beach Middle School auditorium on Monday to hear what Dr. Stephen Dewey, an adjunct psychiatry professor … more
With Black History Month in full swing, groups and organizations around town are hosting events to honor the contributions of black leaders throughout history. Temple Emanu-El of Long Beach will … more
By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com “Part of my whole philosophy with the kids is giving back. I teach the kids philanthropy is very important,” said Darren Raymar, principal of the … more
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