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  1. City pushes bulkhead planRead the original story

    Thursday | South Shore Record

    Days after heavy rains caused serious flooding in some parts of the city - even as Hurricane Joaquin veered away from the East Coast - the City Council approved a measure on Tuesday that will allow the city to move forward with a $12.8 million bulkhead project to protect its north side. The most serious damage during Sandy, officials have said, was caused by flooding from Reynolds Channel, and two years ago the city conducted an evaluation of the bulkheads across its north shore.


  2. Irish Day festival set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | South Shore Record

    The 26th annual Saint Brendan the Navigator Long Beach Irish Day Parade and Festival, organized by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, is set for Saturday, Oct. 3. The parade steps off at 11 a.m. at Washington Boulevard and West Beech Street and will continue through the West End. AOH president Joseph Moran said that the event will go on rain or shine and that there are no plans to reschedule it due to the stormy weather predicted this weekend, as Hurricane Joaquin could potentially make its way up the East Coast.


  3. liherald.comRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | South Shore Record

    Come in costume and celebrate the scariest holiday of all at the Sands Point Preserve! Walk through delightfully haunted Hempstead House rooms with ghosts big and small, witches and bats - and a The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County presents a screening of the documentary film, "Deli Man" about the history of the Jewish Delicatessen in America. There will be a discussion a Take a deep cleansing breath and enjoy a beautiful day of healing at the Magnolia Senior/Community Center in Long Beach, NY on October 25th from 10-4.


  4. Out of the darknessRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 24 | South Shore Record

    The Long Island Crisis Center held its 7th annual suicide awareness walk on the boardwalk at Laurelton Boulevard last Sunday. The walk is the center's culminating event on Long Island recognizing September as National Suicide Prevention Month.


  5. A banner year for the Michelle O'Neill tourneyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 17 | South Shore Record

    Rob McCurdy, far left, of Team Squid Squad spiked the ball over to Joe Guarrasi and Allie Logan of Team Alexa. Though thunderclouds hovered overhead for most of the day, thousands crowded the Laurelton Boulevard beach last Saturday for the 19th annual Michelle O'Neill Volleyball Tournament - a benefit event that raises money to help the families of children who are undergoing treatment for catastrophic diseases and special needs by providing financial assistance for the costs that insurance does not cover.


  6. Jazzy tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | South Shore Record

    Long Beach Jazz Festival The City by the Sea is making music all weekend long. An eclectic group of acclaimed musicians will have everyone groovin' along as the festival celebrates its 13th year of free performances.


  7. Eramo, Torres and Moore win Long Beach Democratic primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | South Shore Record

    City Councilman Anthony Eramo, Anissa Moore and Council President Len Torres at Billy's Beach CafA after the Sept. 10 primary results came in.


  8. The Unsound Surf Pro returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | South Shore Record

    Hometown favorite Balaram Stack advanced to the final round of the 2014 Volcom Unsound Pro contest last year and ultimately finished fourth, while California's Kilian Garland finished first among the 96 competitors and won the $5,000 top prize, capping one of the most anticipated East Coast surf competitions since the Quiksilver Pro New York in 2011. The Unsound Surf Pro, one of the longest running and most progressive surf contests in the world, returns to Long Beach next week, and 48 of the best professional surfers will boost airs at Lincoln Boulevard beach.


  9. Rockin' on with Joan JettRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | South Shore Record

    Joan Jett The visionary rocker and South Shore resident, with ties to Rockville Centre and Long Beach, is ready to rock Eisenhower Park as summer winds down. Jett and her Blackhearts are much more than her hits, despite the sing-along nature of her anthems "I Hate Myself for Loving You" and "I Love Rock 'n' Roll."


  10. A taste of Hollywood in L.B.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | South Shore Record

    Chef Mark Watchorn of Swingbellys kept up with the high demand for samples of the restaurant's pulled-pork sliders. More than 3,000 people crowded the beach and boardwalk at National Boulevard last weekend to enjoy a night of movies, music and food presented by the Long Beach International Film Festival.


  11. Swastikas found at Lawrence LIRR stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | South Shore Record

    The Anti-Semitism Action Fund offered a reward of $1,000 to find the person or persons responsible for the swastikas recently drawn at the Lawrence LIRR station. Brad Gerstman, founder of the Anti-Semitism Action Fund, has offered $1,000 to Nassau County Crime Stoppers for anyone with information that could help catch the person or persons who defaced a part of a waiting area partition at the Lawrence Long Island Rail Road with swastikas earlier this month.


  12. L.B. man charged in major drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | South Shore Record

    Long Beach police arrested Carlos Puca, 29, of Long Beach, in the early morning hours of July 20 and charged him with two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and one misdemeanor count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 7th degree. According to police, officers Rocco Walsh and Joseph Wiemann spotted Puca loitering and acting suspicious on National Boulevard.


  13. Oceanside Waldbaum's to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | South Shore Record

    For the second time in five years, the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, also known as A&P, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and as a result, the Waldbaum's at 3620 Long Beach Road, in Oceanside, which the company owns, will close in the next few months. A&P, which has nearly 300 supermarkets and other stores under several brands, including A&P, Waldbaum's, SuperFresh, Pathmark, Food Basics, the Food Emporium and Best Cellars, will close 25 stores - five in the near future - put hundreds of others up for sale and bring an end to its storied 156-year history.


  14. Freeport wins prize to develop MicrogridRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | South Shore Record

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week that Freeport was one of 14 Long Island municipalities to be awarded a grant to help develop resilient and clean energy. The grant, part of a competition called NY Prize and the governor's Reforming the Energy Vision initiative to develop more clean and reliable energy, is one of 83 that was awarded to municipalities across the state.


  15. Boardwalk march benefits veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | South Shore Record

    The event was organized by Peaceful Minds, with participation by members of Lt. John F. O'Grady VFW Post 1384, Ancient Order of the Hibernians Division 17 and the "Fighting" 69th Infantry unit.


  16. Unexpected twist in City Council raceRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | South Shore Record

    The Nassau County Democratic Committee is backing two candidates in this year's City Council race who are challenging the Long Beach Democratic Committee's nominees for three open council seats. A dispute between county committee Chairman Jay Jacobs and Long Beach committee Chairman Mike Zapson over local party leadership has led Jacobs to field two candidates of his own in the September primary.


  17. Movie theater expected to reopen this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | South Shore Record

    Ingrid Dodd, co-founder of the Long Beach International Film Festival, visited the Long Beach Cinemas ahead of its scheduled reopening on Friday. Dodd said that the festival and theater are planning to partner on future events.


  18. Maxwell Sherman gets 18 years to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | South Shore Record

    Maxwell Sherman, convicted in the 2013 killing of Lynbrook woman Lauren Daverin-Gresham, has been sentenced to 18 years to life in prison, according to Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas. Sherman, 20, a Long Beach native, murdered 18-year-old Daverin-Gresham by strangling her and repeatedly hitting her over the head on a Rockville Centre footbridge in August 2013.


  19. L.B. man charged in alleged drug dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | South Shore Record

    Nassau County police arrested a Long Beach man and a West Hempstead woman on drug charges last Saturday following an alleged cocaine sale on Roosevelt Boulevard. According to police, detectives observed David Ortiz, 27, at 10:55 p.m. on June 6 parked while in his 2009 Mercury.


  20. Long Beach firefighters honored for saving livesRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | South Shore Record

    Long Beach firefighter Chris Koehle, 26, recalled the sound of a loud gunshot on the night of April 10. He was riding in one of two Fire Department engines that were heading south on Long Beach Road and returning from a call on East Fulton Street. "We heard the gunshot - it didn't sound like fireworks - and next thing you know, the guy in the engine behind us was yelling that there was a man who had been shot," Koehle recounted as the engine pulled up to Park Avenue near the Long Beach Cinemas.


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