Mar 7, 2014
Army Corp pitches Long Beach storm protection plan
Diane S. Rahoy, project manger with the U.S. Army Corp, right, answers some questions regarding the Long Beach dune restoration project during a public meeting, Thursday evening, March 6, 2014, at Long Beach's City Hall.
Torah Scrolls Saved from South Shore Fire
Several Torah scrolls are intact and safe after fire ravaged portions of Temple Beth El of Long Beach, according to local fire officials.
Federally Funded Dune and Groin Project to Protect Long Beach from Future Storms
Senator Chuck Schumer announced on Friday that a long-awaited project to restore protective dunes and groins along the shoreline of Long Beach has at last obtained the funding necessary to move forward.
Long Beach shore protection would cost $178M under federal plan
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' $178-million plan to protect Long Beach from future storms would include nearly 5 million cubic yards of sand and at least 22 new or rehabilitated groins, and work could start as early as this fall, federal officials said Thursday.
Long Beach school closure vote Wednesday
The Long Beach school board may reach an agreement Wednesday on a controversial proposal to close East Elementary School and, in one scenario, turn it into an administration building.