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iStar Update

Several Long Beach residents did Long Beach proud this week. A concerted effort by a group of your neighbors stopped the BOE from sending a letter in support of iStar to the IDA. And today a small group of them … Continue reading

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February 24 I-Star/IDA Hearing — I-Star Wants You to Pay its Taxes!

I-Star wants Long Beach taxpayers to pay $109 million of its taxes.  Under I-Star’s most recent proposal to the Nassau County IDA, it would develop the Superblock property but basically pay no new taxes over the amount being paid now … Continue reading

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2015 City Council Election Results

We are disappointed in the election results. We believe Long Beach would have been better served by having at least one other new face on the City Council in addition to Anissa Moore. The Long Beach Herald, Project 11561 (Facebook) … Continue reading

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2015 City Council Election — Checks and Balances

We’ve attended each candidate forum, beginning with the primary forum. We’ve been bombarded by campaign literature for months. We’ve watched Torres and Eramo at City Council meetings, and watched them and the other candidates at various public events, and read … Continue reading

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I-Star/IDA Update — IDA Rejects Current Request

IDA rejects request.  A new proposal is under consideration per this article in Newsday. http://www.newsday.com/business/nassau-county-rejects-requests-for-tax-breaks-on-long-beach-towers-1.10823591 Good work so far.

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Update: The Long Beach City Council Supports I-Star’s Tax Relief Request

We have now had a chance to review the minutes of the June 3 IDA meeting at City Hall and the IDA Chairman says in his opening remarks: “In addition, representatives of the City have stated to the Agency that the City … Continue reading

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Hommel or Klein for Long Beach City Judge – Election Tuesday November 4

The last several weeks we’ve asked readers through our blog posts and we’ve also spoken to people around town trying to get opinions and insights into the candidates and the intrigue surrounding the City Judge election. We’ve read the the … Continue reading

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