A county-wide forum on the new Common Core standards was abruptly cancelled earlier this month after emotions ran high at the debut town hall meeting in Poughkeepsie. Click here for more.
More Boardwalk Sections Open on East End
More sections of the new Long Beach boardwalk, from Neptune to Monroe boulevards in the East End, were reopened to the public last week. The city stated that they would announce the grand reopening of the entire boardwalk "in coming weeks." Click here for more.
Residents should be vigilant when receiving telephone solicitations requesting payment via Green Dot cards and Western Union because it could be nothing but a scam, Nassau County Police said. Click here for more.
After a one-year absence the Navy Blue Angels team is retuning to Jones Beach in 2014. The famed flying aerobatic team will appear at the Jones Beach Air Show on Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, according to a schedule announced this week. Click here for more.
Seventy-nine new homes are set to be built on the former U.S. Army base in North Bellmore. The 17-acre property on Maple Avenue, which sat vacant for more than 17 years, was bought by the Beechwood Organization in May. Click here for more.