Long Beach officially reopens Ice Arena
Island Park residents Hunter Heumann, 5 and sister Charley, 3, enjoy the re-opening of the Long Beach Ice Arena.
Thu May 16, 2013
Bayview nursing center gets Nassau IDA deal
A $6-million plan for Island Park's Bayview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center to fully recover from superstorm Sandy received a boost Wednesday when Nassau County agreed to provide tax breaks.
Mon May 13, 2013
Empire State News
State will cover costs of relocating power lines for Sandy affected houses
New York State will dedicate a portion of the federal Sandy funds to cover the cost of raising or relocating power lines to accommodate New Yorkers whose houses are still under construction and must be elevated to comply with codes.
Fri May 10, 2013
Fired Long Beach attorney sues city
A former attorney for Long Beach Friday took the first step toward filing a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging city officials fired him because he announced a run for city judge.
Wed May 08, 2013
Feds' funds provide Sandy property tax help
State and local officials said Wednesday that the tax stabilization plan would give tax breaks to those whose homes and businesses were damaged by Sandy.
Retired FDNY captain wins disability case
Gerald Snell is a substance abuse counselor at the FDNY and fought an attempt by the department to force him into retirement.
Mon May 06, 2013
LIRR trains delayed when 'suspicious package' found; later deemed harmless
Several Long Island Rail Road trains between Island Park and Long Beach stations were either canceled or delayed during the evening rush hour Monday to allow authorities to investigate a suspicious package that later proved to be harmless, police said.
South Shore Record
LB Library board race heats up
Library board Trustee Alan Greenberg, who was appointed only three months ago, after President Paula Freund stepped down, is now running to keep his seat against a newcomer from the West End.
The Huffington Post
Steven Cohen: Post-Sandy Restoration Has Been Unacceptably Slow
Visiting my summer home in Long Beach, New York this weekend, I once again came face to face with the aftermath of what we've come to call Superstorm Sandy.
Thu May 02, 2013
After the Big Storm: What Next?
One recent weekend, I drove north from Washington, D.C., with some trepidation. It had been a beautiful October day the last time I headed to Long Beach, New York.
Was the Drone/UAV Hovering in the JFK Landing Approach Kill Zone (LAKZ) a Failed Terrorist Attack?
Just as terrorists can use GPS guided drone/UAVs to target jet turbines in the Runway Kill Zone as explained in earlier posts to this blog , the quad-copter drone that was hovering in the JFK landing approach of an Alitalia jetliner on March 5, 2013 may have been the first terrorist attack in a Landing Approach Kill Zone .
Wed May 01, 2013
Ocean County Revisits Debris Firm's Potentially Costly Mileage Reports
Pile of debris from superstorm Sandy on a lawn in Long Beach, N.Y. - Nov. 20, 2012 Officials have raised concerns that many trips from temporary storage debris areas to landfills were exactly or just over 16 miles.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Cops: Boater arrested after stealing floating dock
An Island Park man was arrested after police said he stole a floating dock in North Long Beach by towing it with his boat.
WNYC-AM New York
6 Months After Sandy, Rebuilding but Not Necessarily Better
The city of Long Beach broke ground this weekend on its new boardwalk: 2.2 miles long, it will feature special braces that will tie the planks to the supports and a concrete wall that will hang down from in front of the boardwalk like a skirt, to break the waves the next time the Atlantic rises up against it.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
South Shore Record
Long Beach breaks ground on new boardwalk
Councilwoman Eileen Goggin, left; Senator Charles Schumer; Bill Haughland, project manager of Grace Industries; City Council President Scott Mandel and Councilman John McLaughlin officially broke ground on a new boardwalk on Saturday.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Groundbreaking Coming For New Long Beach Boardwalk
As 1010 WINS' Glenn Schuck reported, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer was to join local officials for the groundbreaking at 11 a.m. at the beach at Riverside Boulevard.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
South Shore Record
And now, the comeback
Four-year-old Amelia Dunne, Craig Engel and Rachel Keegan were among the hundreds of volunteers who turned out for the city's Earth Day cleanup event last weekend.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Each Powder PouchA Order Gives Back
Six months after Superstorm Sandy submerged the City by the Sea, Long Beach-based Powder Pouch LLC today announced Get Sandy Relief, Give Sandy Relief, a charitable program to support friends and neighbors as they work to rebuild their homes.