long beach

Magnolia Day Care Center in Long Beach, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Worker Fired From Long Beach Day Care Center After Striking Child With Shoe

City-run Magnolia Day Care Center in Long Beach was hit with eight violations in July.

09/25/2013

Long Beach Public Schools logo (credit: lbeach.org)

Long Beach School Reopens For First Time Since Sandy Hit

The school reopened with a “Wizard Of Oz” theme Monday. All the teachers and staff are wearing ruby red slippers.

09/09/2013

Volunteers from New York Says Thank You rebuilds an NYPD officer's home in Long Beach (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Volunteers Remember 9/11 By Helping First Responders Rebuild After Sandy

New York Says Thank You was formed after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Each year, the group travels to different cities across the country on the week of Sept. 11 to help communities hit by disaster rebuild.

09/05/2013

Work continues rebuilding the boardwalk in Long Beach - Jan. 24, 2013 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

New Consecration For Long Island Church Following Extensive Post-Sandy Repairs

A Roman Catholic Church on Long Island was being rededicated this week, after extensive repairs to damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.

08/15/2013

American Red Cross holds hurricane preparedness session in Long Beach, N.Y., August 14, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Red Cross Holds Hurricane Preparedness Session In Long Beach

“The best thing we can offer somebody is to have a little bit of peace of mind in a tense situation,” Jeff O’Neil with the Red Cross said.

08/14/2013

Broken elevator at 10 Monroe Boulevard (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Residents Of Sandy-Damaged L.I. Building Say Elevators Still Not Working Properly

Tenants and officials claim the elevators at 10 Monroe Boulevard haven’t been working properly since they were damaged in the Oct. 29 storm, leaving many elderly and disabled residents trapped in their apartments.

08/01/2013

New Long Beach Boardwalk (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials: New Section Of Long Beach Boardwalk ‘Stronger Than Ever’

Upgrades to the boardwalk included stronger tropical hardwood, a new retaining wall, and energy saving LED lighting.

07/27/2013

New Long Beach Boardwalk (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Calls New Long Beach Boardwalk A ‘Knockout Punch’ Against Sandy

The original boardwalk on Long Beach was destroyed in storm. The reopening is part of the city’s “Stronger, Smarter, Safer” reconstruction effort.

07/26/2013

Long Beach Medical Center (credit: WCBS 880's Mike Xirinachs)

Long Beach Hospital Officials To Meet With State Health Dept. Friday In Hopes Of Agreement

Now Long Beach Medical Center is repaired and is ready for business, but state health officials are refusing to allow it to reopen until it comes up with a better financial plan or merges with another medical center.

07/26/2013

Long Beach Medical Center (credit: WCBS 880's Mike Xirinachs)

Long Beach Residents Urging State To Reopen Sandy-Damaged Medical Center

Long Beach Medical Center has been repaired and is ready for business, but state health officials are refusing to allow it to reopen until it comes up with a better financial plan or merges with another medical center.

07/18/2013

Long Beach boardwalk construction, June 5, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Residents Enjoy Symbolic Weekend Opening Of Boardwalk

The 2.2-mile boardwalk, which was destroyed by superstorm Sandy, is expected to be ready for the crowds by November.

07/15/2013

Comedian Billy Crystal (credit : Al Bello/Getty Images)

Long Beach Native Billy Crystal Touts Tourism After Sandy

Billy Crystal is going to bat for his hometown following the pummeling it took from Superstorm Sandy.

07/12/2013

Long Beach Shark Scare

Shark Scare Prompts Swimming Ban On Long Island Beach

Swimmers were banned from the water for a period of time in Long Beach, Long Island, after a shark scare Wednesday.

07/10/2013

A natural gas company wants to build a gas transfer station 17 miles off the coast of Long Island's South Shore. (Photo: Handout)

Long Islanders Have Their Say, Rip Proposed Natural Gas Transfer Station

A heated debate unfolded on Long Island on Tuesday night. At issue was a controversial plan to build a natural gas port off the South Shore, with a promise of jobs and lower energy costs. The people would have none of it.

07/09/2013

A destroyed home along the Jersey Shore more than six months after Superstorm Sandy hit - May 14, 2013 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Housing Comeback – Buying A Home After Sandy And The New Housing Bubble

All this week, we’ve been taking a look at the comeback of the housing market and the trends that are going on.

06/28/2013

more

previous