Long Beach Newswire

Long Beach Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Long Beach, NY.

Results 1 - 20 of 362 for "u:newsday.com" in Long Beach, NY

  1. Hempstead Town Board members post financial disclosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Redacted versions detailing investments and other income sources of board members, supervisor and other elected officials are listed on the town website. Hempstead Town Board members and other elected officials posted their financial disclosures and income sources Wednesday on the town website to comply with an updated ethics code.

    Comment?

  2. Bellone to meet with Senate Dems on suburban strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone is scheduled to meet Senate Democratic leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins Thursday to develop a strategy of winning suburban Senate districts statewide with "common-sense Democrats." "I think she really understands the issues and concerns we have in the suburbs," Bellone, a Democrat in a county won by Republican President Donald Trump in 2016, said in an interview Wednesday.

    Comment?

  3. Sen. Kaminsky: Survey reveals LIRR commuters displeased with serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Newsday

    Just 18 percent of respondents reported being satisfied with LIRR service in the lawmaker's poll - in contrast to the 77 percent that the railroad said were satisfied in its last survey, released in March. At a news conference at the Long Beach LIRR station on Tuesday, Sen. Todd Kaminsky discussed the results of a survey his office conducted of LIRR riders that showed riders' dissatisfaction.

    Comment?

  4. Long Beach to vote on $7.7M in projects, including road fixesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Newsday

    Long Beach will also consider upgrades to police and fire radio systems, a roof replacement at the Maple Avenue Fire Station and replacing a wall at the Long Beach Ice Arena. Long Beach City Council members will vote Thursday on $7.7 million in capital project bonds, including $4.1 million in projects eligible to be reimbursed by federal agencies.

    Comment?

  5. Lawmakers: LIRR should not hike fares until service improvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Newsday

    A group of legislators proposes a "commuter fund" instead that the railroad could draw from if it meets specific performance goals. The MTA says it is investing record amounts in the LIRR to improve service.

    Comment?

  6. Police, public safety patrols around synagogues increased for Yom KippurRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Newsday

    Local police and public safety officers are stepping up patrols around synagogues for Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. The Day of Atonement, which for the faithful involves 25 hours of fasting and deep prayer, starts Tuesday at sunset and ends Wednesday at sunset.

    Comment?

  7. Last call for primariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Newsday

    Jumaane Williams is challenging incumbent Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul in Thursday's Democratic primary.

    Comment?

  8. Long Beach creates registry to clean up, monitor 'zombie' homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Newsday

    Officials said city workers have been maintaining dozens of properties -- many abandoned after Sandy -- that are foreclosed and in disrepair. Long Beach city officials have created a registry of foreclosed "zombie" homes that have been abandoned and fallen into disrepair.

    Comment?

  9. Doughnut shop Dough Me A Flavor closes in WantaghRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Newsday

    At Dough Me A Flavor in Wantagh, which has closed, doughnuts could be customized with dozens of toppings. Photo Credit: Newsday/Erica Marcus Dough Me A Flavor, the Raillroad Avenue doughnut shop that opened in June 2017, has closed after just over a year in business.

    Comment?

  10. LI demonstrators urge Gov. Cuomo to toughen stand on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Newsday

    Demonstrators on the Long Beach boardwalk on Saturday urged Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to work more aggressively to combat climate change. "Despite claiming to be a climate leader, Gov. Cuomo has continued to push New York into a fossil fuel future," said Smitha Varghese, a Queens College student who leads the student board of directors for the New York Public Interest Research Group, which works on environmental and other issues.

    Comment?

  11. Hempstead, Long Beach to boost patrols during Jewish holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Newsday

    There have been no specific threats made to places of worship, officials said, but they are being cautious around the days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Long Beach police and Hempstead public safety officers will patrol synagogues and Jewish centers during the High Holy Days over the next two weeks.

    Comment?

  12. Get serious on payout proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Newsday

    Stung by public anger over the recent revelation that Nassau County's political appointees get huge payouts for unused sick and vacation time when they leave, lawmakers have introduced a bill in the county legislature to limit the damage to taxpayers. The plan by Legis.

    Comment?

  13. Long Beach's Grace Rosenberg rules entire courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Newsday

    On Friday, August 31, 2018, Grace Rosenberg, a setter for the Long Beach varsity volleyball team, discussed her mentality while playing, her favorite team aspects and why she began playing the sport. One of Long Island's top setters, Rosenberg diversifies her game with the ability to hit.

    Comment?

  14. Garden City a step closer to volunteer fire department after settlement dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Newsday

    The volunteer force will include more than 100 firefighters, as well as fire chiefs who will take control of all staffing decisions in the department, according to the deal. Garden City officials voted Tuesday night to approve a settlement with a dozen firefighters to dissolve the village's paid fire department and turn to an all-volunteer force.

    Comment?

  15. NUMC moves to curb termination pay for appointees by 60%Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Newsday

    Payouts for nonunion workers hired on or after Oct. 1 would be limited to 80 sick and 36 vacation days, compared with current caps of 200 sick and 90 vacation days. Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow is seen Friday July 15, 2011.

    Comment?

  16. Hempstead Town eliminates public breastfeeding restrictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Newsday

    Town board members repealed a law Tuesday that they say is antiquated and was written at a time when "attitudes were different." Town board members said they corrected an antiquated law after a mother complained about breastfeeding restrictions listed at the Levittown pool in July.

    Comment?

  17. LIRR restores the remaining trains canceled since JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | Newsday

    LIRR commuters at Penn Station had to seek alternate routes to their destinations during service suspensions this past summer. On Tuesday, all remaining trains that were out of service since January, due to Amtrak's work at Penn Station, will be restored.

    Comment?

  18. Hempstead board to again argue to dismiss suit over personnel movesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | Newsday

    Supervisor Laura Gillen is seeking a court ruling to invalidate union changes and employee transfers that were approved before she took office. Hemptead Supervisor Laura Gillen, fourth from left, with, councilmembers, from left, Edward A. Ambrosino, Anthony P. D'Esposito, Dorothy L. Goosby, Erin King Sweeney and Dennis Dunne Sr. at a board meeting on Jan. 23. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp Hempstead Town Board members have until later this month to file court papers again arguing to dismiss a lawsuit brought against them by Supervisor Laura Gillen over personnel moves.

    Comment?

  19. Village board, union reach deal to eliminate Garden City's paid fire departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Newsday

    The move will save taxpayers $2 million a year, officials say, and align the village with most other municipalities on Long Island that rely solely on volunteer firefighters. The Village Board voted July 25 to abolish the 90-year-old paid fire department and rely only on a force of volunteer firefighters.

    Comment?

  20. Babylon Town, buoyed by response, spends thousands more on beach access for disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | Newsday

    The Island's 13 towns and two cities offer wheelchairs or matting to cover the sand, or both, but Babylon recently added a pair of floating wheelchairs and plans to focus on accessibility at its parks. Christine Antonetti of Deer Park uses a town beach wheelchair for her daughter, Catherine Sacco-Sanchez, 15, at Overlook Beach in Babylon on Wednesday.

    Comment?

Long Beach Job Listings
View or post Long Beach job listings on Topix.
Long Beach Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Long Beach from Topix.
Long Beach Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Long Beach on Topix.