Upgrades to the boardwalk included stronger tropical hardwood, a new retaining wall, and energy saving LED lighting.
The original boardwalk on Long Beach was destroyed in storm. The reopening is part of the city’s “Stronger, Smarter, Safer” reconstruction effort.
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.
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.
The 2.2-mile boardwalk, which was destroyed by superstorm Sandy, is expected to be ready for the crowds by November.
Billy Crystal is going to bat for his hometown following the pummeling it took from Superstorm Sandy.
Swimmers were banned from the water for a period of time in Long Beach, Long Island, after a shark scare Wednesday.
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.
All this week, we’ve been taking a look at the comeback of the housing market and the trends that are going on.
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.