These two Long Beach groups are reaching patriotic milestones

The American Legion Victor Murtha Post 972 recently celebrated its 100th anniversary, marking a century of dedication to veterans and community service. This milestone comes as Long Beach’s VFW …

Meet Long Beach’s next top scientist: Samantha Feingold

Samantha Feingold is only 17, but she has made quite an impact at Long Beach High School. She has been involved in clubs, plays several instruments, has raised funds for a variety of causes and, as a …


Long Beach man sentenced to prison for 2022 DWI crash

A Long Beach man was sentenced to 5 to 12 years in prison Tuesday for a 2022 crash that resulted in him killing a Rockville Centre community member.  Christopher Flores, 29, was driving his …

Saluting local veterans with a lot of fun

The Town of Hempstead presented its “Salute to Veterans Firework Spectacular” on June 29, although it was much more than just pretty colors lighting up the skies. Point …

Remembering one of Long Beach's own through helping others

Scott Gernhardt had an immense love for sports. He was frequently playing basketball, baseball and soccer, both leisurely and to represent the Long Beach School District. He also loved going to …


I’m running to fight for women’s freedoms

Since Roe was overturned, legislators and governors in more than a dozen states have imposed harsh restrictions and outright bans on abortion. The repercussions have been devastating.


Why all history is good history

The hidden history of 18th-century molly houses and their significance for gender-nonconforming communities, as explored in a recent lecture at Raynham Hall Museum, and why uncovering marginalized histories changes our understanding of the past and shapes a more inclusive future.


The power of social media: a call for responsibility

The rapid spread of information and the intense scrutiny of law enforcement actions create a climate in which every decision is second-guessed, often with incomplete information.


Lessons learned, grads take the next step

It’s the season of graduations — when students from every corner of our communities take center stage to mark significant milestones in their academic journeys