Long Beach has come a long way from the devastation of superstorm Sandy, but the work isn’t done, and residents and business owners told WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs that they won’t stop until it’s all finished.
One quarter mile of boardwalk facing the most popular beaches will open on July 23. The other 80 percent is expected to be complete by early November.
Officials at the last hospital still closed because of damage from Superstorm Sandy are no longer predicting when they will be able to reopen.
Residents of the old two-story brick apartment building are being told to stay off the balconies after last night’s collapse down on to a vacant patio.
Five people were hurt Monday night when a balcony collapsed in Long Beach, Long Island.
Chaim Weiss was found murdered in November 1986. Police said the 15-year-old was stabbed to death in his sleep at the Mesivta of Long Beach.
For many people, Memorial Day is considered the start of the beach season and the unofficial start to summer, but the beginning of the holiday weekend got off to a cold, windy and rainy start.
Declaring the Jersey shore officially open for the summer, Gov. Chris Christie cut a 5-mile long ribbon Friday symbolically linking some of the shore towns that were hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.
The Nassau County Police Department will hold a press conference Tuesday on the death of 15-year-old Chaim Weiss.
German Gutierrez, 50, pleaded guilty Thursday to assault, depraved indifference, aggravated driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident with serious physical injury, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced.
Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.
A groundbreaking was held for Saturday for the new $44.2 million boardwalk on Long Beach, Long Island.
Preliminary construction of Long Beach’s new $44.2 million boardwalk is set to begin next week, but it won’t be complete for the summer.
A new group called ‘Friends of Long Island’ plans to raise $500,000 to help up to 100 people get back into their Sandy-ravaged homes. The group is made up of local residents and community leaders.
A dog that was brought to a temporary shelter in Nassau County after Superstorm Sandy is now in need of a new home as the shelter prepares to close its doors.
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