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LONG BEACH Moody’s holds bond rating, calls city stable
Moody’s Investors Service Tuesday reaffirmed Long Beach’s bond rating and issued a statement describing the city’s finances as “stable.”
Moody’s downgraded the city’s finances to Baa3 — one step above junk-bond status — two years ago, when the city was in the midst of a financial crisis. But the city has shown “improved fiscal controls”...Read more »
The dedication and sacrifice of America’s military has not been lost on the Lindenhurst community. And for that, the village will be honored with a free concert by multiplatinum recording artist Gavin DeGraw.
Lindenhurst’s 23,771 messages of appreciation for veterans and active duty service members gave the community the win in the Applebee’s Thank You Movement promotion, according to a recent...Read more »
Outside her hotel room, Maria Puglisi held a cardboard sign that read “365 Days Strong.”
The moment was captured and the picture was added to a photo montage, which was shown at a “One Year After Sandy” event in Lindenhurst Town Square on Tuesday night.
After Puglisi’s entire two-story home she shared with her 86-year-old father, Sam, had to be gutted, they had to move to a hotel, and...Read more »
The Lindenhurst Board of Education Wednesday night is holding a workshop on the future of the Edward W. Bower Elementary school.
Bower was shut down in 2011 as a cost savings for the district. Amid declining enrollment, the school was the district’s smallest in one of its oldest buildings. Since then, the building has been intermittently rented out to various groups, including a production...Read more »
Events are being held across Long Island tomorrow to mark the one-year anniversary of superstorm Sandy.
Here are some of the events taking place:
BAYVILLE A candlelight vigil will be held at the Village Church, 9 Mountain Ave., from 7-9 p.m.
HEMPSTEAD Hofstra University will be holding a blood drive in which the donors will be in a raffle for Super Bowl tickets. The event will...Read more »
A “One Year After Sandy” event in Lindenhurst will honor those affected by superstorm Sandy through a 15-minute photo montage of damage after the storm and the effort to rebuild over the past year.
Hundreds are expected to gather Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Lindenhurst Town Square’s gazebo, at 1 Hoffman Ave., for the event, which will also feature a candle-lighting ceremony. The photos, collected...Read more »