Tuesday Sep 9
Long Beach officials, residents push for new hospital emergency room
Long Beach residents and officials Tuesday renewed their push to return an emergency room to the barrier island more than two years after the community's hospital was shuttered by superstorm Sandy. Ambulance service since the October 2012 storm has been diverted to South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside or Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow.
Former Assemb. Thomas Alfano joins Nassau University Medical Center
Former Assemb. Thomas Alfano, a Republican who represented North Valley Stream beginning in 1996 until he decided against seeking re-election in 2010, has a new $199,000-a-year job at the Nassau University Medical Center.
Editorial: Safety changes welcome on Farmingdale street
Police investigate the scene on Conklin and Clinton streets in Farmingdale where a 28-year-old man on a skateboard was hit Thursday morning.