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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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Late to the Party – Eramo Letter to Long Beach Herald About Zapson

Two weeks after his Council colleagues asked for Mike Zapson to step down as Long Beach leader, Mr. Eramo has published a letter in this past week’s Herald asking for Zapson to step down.  You can find it in the … Continue reading

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Council Members Request Zapson to Step Down

In a stunning act, several City Council members and one of the democratic candidates for Council have requested that Mr. Zapson step down as head of the Long Beach Democratic Committee.  This site’s concern about conflicts of interest has been … Continue reading

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The September 10 Primary in Long Beach ACTUALLY MEANS SOMETHING This Year

This year’s LB primary ACTUALLY MEANS SOMETHING.  If you believe the Democrat Council Members are controlled or improperly influenced by the head of the LB Democratic Committee, this is your chance to take away that control and influence.  If you … Continue reading

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