LB AWARE promotes substance-free fun for students

Long Beach AWARE, a local organization dedicated to preventing substance abuse among young people, recently hosted its annual Teen Nite Out and Tween Nite Out events. Teens and tweens in the …

Long Beach Historical Society to hold ‘Speakeasy’ event

The Long Beach Historical Society will pay homage to the barrier island’s Prohibition-era past when it holds its W. Reynolds Speakeasy & Gin Joint event on May 18 at 8 p.m. at the museum, 226 West …

Commemorating victims of the Holocaust

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com Temple Emanu-El of Long Beach hosted its annual Yom Hashoah Holocaust Memorial program on May 5, where a local Holocaust survivor served as the guest …

Protesters rally to stop pipeline

Dozens of people rallied on the boardwalk last Sunday to protest the “Williams Pipeline,” calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other elected officials to halt plans to construct a natural gas …

Long Beach City Council OKs $400K bond for payouts

The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting on Wednesday to approve a $400,000 borrowing measure to help cover retirement payouts to four police officers and a number of city …

‘Hometown Heroes’ show local scouts the ropes

Long Beach’s Cub Scout Pack 51 held a “Hometown Heroes Pack Meeting” on May 3, where first responders from various agencies spoke with scouts and showed them some of the tools and equipment …

Public to vote on $3.6M library budget

Residents will vote on the Long Beach Public Library’s proposed $3.6 million budget as well as two candidates running for an open seat on the board. The spending plan represents about a $74,000 …