We need your help — Support your hometown newspaper by making a donation.

School budget votes delayed to at least June 1; $177B state budget in flux

School budget votes have been delayed until at least June 1 because of the coronavirus outbreak, by order of Governor Cuomo.  The votes were to have taken place May 19. The governor issued …

New York sees its deadliest 24 hours yet, as coronavirus cases surpass 12,000 in Nassau: governor

Governor Cuomo has warned in recent weeks that New York’s apex of COVID-19 cases was coming within seven to 21 days. Already, though, the state has surpassed 100,000 cases as of Friday, he said, and Thursday into Friday was the deadliest 24-hour period during the coronavirus crisis so far, with 562 new deaths statewide.

Nassau hires consulting firm to develop 'economic portrait' of the county after the pandemic

County Executive Laura Curran stood Thursday on the steps of the Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola with the two heads of Nassau's Coronavirus Economic Advisory Council — Industrial …

Waiting game for Long Beach little leaguers

America’s Pastime is on hold or canceled at every level across the country amid the coronavirus pandemic. Major League Baseball, set to open March 26, will begin at the earliest in mid-May …

The New Normal

One of the harder parts of writing a public safety column is that while the information is based on facts and data, the facts and data can change. This is occurring often during the evolution of this …

Bay Park sewage project moves ahead

Officials are eyeing Oct. 29, 2022 — the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy — as a completion date for the Bay Park Conveyance Project, now that they have sent out a request for qualifications to interested design-and-build teams.

Long Beach Magazine

Long Beach attorney calling her own shots

From the time she began studying law, Long Beach resident Brittney Borruso knew she wanted to be her own boss. After graduating Cardozo Law School in 2013, she “made the leap” and launched …

Corrected: There's nothing to fear in bail-reform law

New York state’s new, long-overdue bail reform law, which passed last April and took effect Jan. 1, is desperately needed. Changes to the law were last made in 1971. Requiring anyone and …

Editorial

Governor Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are losing sleep over . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .