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More than three months after Hurricane Sandy, West End resident Sam Kinsley has reached her breaking point — and she wants the world to know it. “[Long Beach] is a community of hard-working … more
Fred Vordermeier, 39, who moved to Long Beach from Manhattan with his wife in 2009 to raise a family, pays $3,600 a year for flood insurance. He said that the foundation of his East Chester Street … more
“I’m pissed — I worked three jobs my whole life, and I’m spending my kids’ college funds keeping this afloat,” said Robert Wright, a recently retired New York City firefighter from … more
Standing just a few feet from an 8-foot-tall pile of debris at the end of Louisiana Street, Cheryl Ives paused for a moment as her neighbors carried large pieces of sheetrock, soggy insulation and … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered Long Beach residents some semblance of hope on Wednesday after Hurricane Sandy battered the city, saying, “We’re all going to work together now to do what we need to do … more
Sometimes, words are not enough. Even though words are my business, there are so many others who said it better about the life and passing of their -- and my -- beloved Mayor Ed Sieban. So instead, I put together a montage of photos and short videos of the mayor "in action." I hope you like it. more
“I never want to stay in a motel again,” said Gerry. “We started out telling people we were staying in a hotel, and it was great. Then, as time went on, it became a motel, and then it became a FEMA motel.” more
The Herald Community Newspapers won two top awards, for Best Column Writing and Best Feature, in the 2010 Suburban Newspapers of America Editorial Contest, the SNA announced March 18. more
Thanksgiving will have a different feel to it this year for many Long Island residents after Hurricane Sandy devastated thousands of homes in the area more than three weeks ago. more
Rockville Centre will be hosting fire departments from across the area for the 2015 Nassau County Parade and Drill Tournament on Saturday, July 25. more
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