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Long Beach (Nassau, New York)

Long Beach (Nassau, New York)
Long Beach - Riding the waves of a colorful history -- A mayor assassinated by a cop assigned to protect him. Political scandals. Celebrity residents like Bogie and Cagney. And a boardwalk construction project hyped with a parade of elephants.
Photo: Entrepreneur William Reynolds, who billed the city as The Riviera of the East, had a herd of elephants march in from his Dreamland on Coney Island in about 1907, ostensibly to help build the boardwalk, but in reality to generate publicity. (Long Beach Historical and Preservation Society)
Long Beach - Riding the waves of a colorful history -- A mayor assassinated by a cop assigned to protect him. Political scandals. Celebrity residents like Bogie and Cagney. And a boardwalk construction project hyped with a parade of elephants.
Photo: Entrepreneur William Reynolds, who billed the city as The Riviera of the East, had a herd of elephants march in from his Dreamland on Coney Island in about 1907, ostensibly to help build the boardwalk, but in reality to generate publicity. (Long Beach Historical and Preservation Society)
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  • Muscle Cars Top Most Stolen Sporty-Car List

     
    A trio of nameplates synonymous with American muscle ??? the Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger ??? are also the strongest candidates to be swiped by auto thieves. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau's new list of most......
  • The emotions of 9/11

    The emotions of 9/11
    Often on Dec. 7, readers send letters scolding the paper for not including an acknowledgment of that date's significance: the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor. If emotions are stirred over that infamous day more than 70 years ago, imagine how raw wounds are...
  • Despite sequestration, U.S. cargo volume to increase 2.3% in March

    Despite sequestration, U.S. cargo volume to increase 2.3% in March
    Cargo volume at the nation's ports is expected increase in March, despite port slowdowns as a result of automatic federal budget cuts, according to a retail group.  A monthly Global Port Tracker released Monday by the National Retail Federation...
  • Culinary SOS: Pancakes from Clinton Street Baking Co. in New York

    Culinary SOS: Pancakes from Clinton Street Baking Co. in New York
    Dear SOS: On a business trip to New York City a few years ago, I had the best pancakes of my life at the Clinton Street Baking Co. I've been on a quest ever since to find some that taste as delicious, but so far nothing has matched the flavor of those...
  • How to get tickets for Theresa Caputo tour

     
    Tickets are on sale for the Theresa Caputo tour. The Long Island Medium is taking her show on the road making live appearances at various venues across the nation. Similar to her popular TLC series, Long Island Medium, Theresa will be doing super-sized...
  • Amanda Bynes set pants on fire before being detained, witness says

    Before actress Amanda Bynes was detained by Ventura County sheriff's deputies Monday and hospitalized for an involuntary mental health evaluation, she had accidentally set her pants on fire, witnesses and officials said Tuesday. Bynes reportedly ignited...
  • Mercedes-Benz Is Luxury Car Thieves' Most Wanted

     
    That Mercedes-Benz in your driveway might have turned the tables on the Joneses, who are now trying to keep up with you, but that envy doesn't end with your neighbors. According to a report released today by the National Insurance......
  • Pictures in the News | July 31, 2013

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News: — The Dodgers' Skip Schumaker and Andre Ethier celebrate Tuesday night after Ethier scored the winning run on Mark Ellis' single with two out in the bottom of the the ninth inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 victory over...
  • State, local officials step up efforts to prevent cellphone theft

    State, local officials step up efforts to prevent cellphone theft
    Just hours before they were scheduled to meet with representatives from four leading phone manufacturers Thursday, two public officials announced they have lined up support from 40 government leaders and scholars urging phone makers to make devices with...
  • PIX11 Cares: WPIX Visits Brooklyn to Help Superstorm Sandy Victims

    PIX11 Cares: WPIX Visits Brooklyn to Help Superstorm Sandy Victims
    The PIX11 Morning News continues PIX11 Cares, a campaign aimed at helping those in communities hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, with a visit to Brooklyn. Sukanya Krishnan anchoring portions of the Morning News from Gerritsen Beach, Dan Mannarino...
  • Glendale Community College hopefuls speak their vision

    Glendale Community College hopefuls speak their vision
    Three finalists for the top administrative job at Glendale Community College spoke of transparency, trust and compassion during a public forum Thursday where each put forth their vision for the campus. Born and raised in Mauritius, a small island off...