Long Beach retains consulting firm amid financial woes

The Long Beach City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to enter into a $140,000 agreement with a financial consulting firm to help turn the city’s finances around and develop a long-term plan as …

PSEG beautifies Long Beach for Earth Week

With Earth Day approaching on April 22, PSEG Long Island visited Long Beach Tuesday to beautify the city’s entrances and encourage residents to use energy-efficient power. Nearly a hundred PSEG …

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LBMS teacher fired after alleged abuse

School board trustees said Monday that they plan to fire former special education teacher Lisa Weitzman at a special meeting on Tuesday, following a lengthy public disciplinary hearing that …

Schumer to FEMA: Halt flood plan changes

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and other elected officials are calling on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to halt a plan to revamp the National Flood …

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Homeowners notified about Hurricane Sandy damage reports

Six years after Hurricane Sandy, the Town of Hempstead sent out letters to 13,000 homeowners on March 18 informing them that their homes may have sustained damage from the storm. The letter from …

County Democrats will support incumbent slate for Long Beach City Council

Nassau County Democratic Committee Chairman Jay Jacobs said the party is backing incumbents Anthony Eramo and Chumi Diamond for Long Beach City Council in a June primary, as well as candidate Jim …

Long Beach Republicans announce coalition slate for City Council

Long Beach Republicans announced Tuesday that City Councilwoman Anissa Moore, a Democrat who is seeking re-election this year, would run on the GOP line as part of a coalition ticket in the November …

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Major surfing contest coming to Long Beach

The largest professional surfing competition since the Quik-silver Pro New York nearly a decade ago is coming to Long Beach in September, part of a stop on the World Surf League’s international …