News nearby takes a look at the major stories from communities surrounding Rockville Centre, Malverne, West Hempstead and Lynbrook.
Here are this week’s headlines:Long Beach Boardwalk Reconstruction Reaches Allegria
Construction of the Long Beach Boardwalk, heading west from its start at Long Beach Boulevard, reached the Allegria Hotel at National Boulevard, about a three-block span, on Tuesday.
The City of Long Beach said this week that Grace Industries, the firm hired to rebuild the 2.2-mile structure, is still on schedule to open a five-block section on July 23, the 100-day milestone for construction.
Closing arguments were heard Wednesday in an eight-year-old federal housing discrimination suit against the village of Garden City.
The trial began June 17 at the U.S. Federal Court House in Central Islip. U.S. District Court Judge Arthur Spatt, who ruled in February 2012 that the case against Garden City should proceed, heard two weeks of testimony by civil rights lawyers, New York Communities for Change, MHANY Management, advocates and supporters of affordable housing.
Hurricane Grill & Wings Opens in Garden City
The Florida-based restaurant chain Hurricane Grill & Wings opened its fifth Long Island location last week in Garden City.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Tuesday to announce a special fundraising partnership to assist those still affected by Sandy.