July 22nd - 26th, 2013
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“The City and its agencies are grateful to the EPA for awarding these federal funds that will allow us to complete the remediation of the final property in the Waterfront Redevelopment Area. I thank Senator Gillibrand for her leadership on this issue and to all of the elected officials and federal, state and county agencies who have worked with us over the last two decades as we approach this great milestone.” - Glen Cove Mayor Ralph Suozzi speaking on the recently secured funding for the Glen Cove Waterfront project
Oyster Bay Town Board hears presentation on Hicksville revitalization
This past Tuesday, July 23, Vision Long Island and the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce presented the revitalization plan for downtown Hicksville before the Oyster Bay Town Board. The revitalization plan began in January of 2010 with a large public visioning, followed by additional public meetings and presentations before each of the civic organizations of Hicksville. A revitalization committee helped guide the plan to ensure that it reflects the interests of the Hicksville residents. After the report was completed, Vision worked with a group of students from NYU Wagner School of Public Service to do a market study and fiscal impact analysis of the revitalization plan to determine its feasibility.
After the agenda of the Town Board hearing was completed, Supervisor Venditto spoke a few words about what the Town has done in Hicksville in recent years, but emphasized that anything that is done has to be the will of the people and that the best interest of Hicksville has to be at the heart of the plan. Vision presented a summary of both the revitalization plan and the economic analysis. The revitalization plan included elements of walkability, beautification and code enforcement, parking improvements, a restaurant row, local chains, a mix of housing types and office uses, as well as special events such as farmers markets, street fairs and family fun nights. In order to implement many of these ideas, the plan includes an overlay zone that breaks the current “one size fits all” zone into three subzones- one closest to the train station, one along Broadway and Marie Street and one for the southern portion of the downtown.
The market study found that there was a market demand of $31 million within the Hicksville and surrounding trade areas that can translate to over 100,000 square feet of new retail space within the downtown showing that there is an economic potential for new mixed use retail buildings in the downtown. In addition the fiscal impact analysis showed that a full buildout of the plan would lead to the largest net tax gain in the area to help relieve taxes for the surrounding residents, when compared to the existing conditions and a full buildout of the existing zoning.
Overall the Town Board and Supervisor seemed pleased with the amount of thought that went into the plan as well as how tailored to Hicksville it turned out to be. They had some questions concerning how zoning was determined and the extent of the outreach as well as how the taxes were calculated, but recognized that the plan took into account the diversity of opinions within Hicksville and developed a compromise solution that focused on common goals.
After the presentation several members of the community spoke in favor of the project relaying stories of growing up in Hicksville and the need for many of these revitalization elements to help fill some of Hicksville’s gaps and make it vibrant again. They pointed out the need for housing since many of their kids have moved out of Hicksville since there weren’t any housing options and that many older residents would like to downsize from their large house to something smaller, but don’t want to leave the community. They hope to see the downtown area cleaned up and a greater variety of shops, restaurants and things to do, and understand that all aspects of the revitalization need to be addressed to create the environment that will attract these elements to the downtown.
As part of the revitalization process, this past Sunday, July 21st, the 11th Annual Hicksville Summer Fair took place at Kennedy Park near the Hicksville train station. Over 4,000 people gathered near the center of the hamlet to enjoy entertainment ranging from live musical performances to water rides. The event was provided by the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce.
Vision was more than happy to partake in this annual event and garner support for the downtown Hicksville Revitalization project.
Environmental Protection Agency Provides Funding to Clean up Doxey Industrial Site in Glen Cove
Last year, United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand revealed plans to fix up Glen Cove’s abandoned industrial sites through her “Waterfront Brownfields Revitalization Act.” This legislation was enacted to provide grants to organizations and government entities who have plans to revitalize underutilized industrial facilities.
“This is an important investment for Glen Cove’s Waterfront Redevelopment Area,” Gillibrand announced. She further noted that with federal funding, the legislation will be able to “help revitalize neighborhoods, attract new businesses, create new jobs, and make the waterfront a place for long islanders to live, work and raise a family.”
Just earlier this month, Gillibrand announced that the Environmental Protection Agency will be providing $815 thousand to clean up the Doxey site, the last brownfield on Glen Cove’s waterfront in need of cleanup.
“The City and its agencies are grateful to the EPA for awarding these federal funds that will allow us to complete the remediation of the final property in the Waterfront Redevelopment Area,” stated Glen Cove Mayor Ralph Suozzi. “I thank Senator Gillibrand for her leadership on this issue and to all of the elected officials and federal, state and county agencies who have worked with us over the last two decades as we approach this great milestone.”
The Doxey site is a lynch pin in the city's plan for revitalization of the waterfront. Plans for the area include a hotel, conference center, residential units, retail shops, restaurants and municipal parks along the Glen Cove Creek. With decontamination underway, the city will be able to execute these plans. In the process, the brownfield redevelopment is predicted to create around 7,000 temporary construction jobs, while the end product will increase tax revenue for the municipality.
To learn more about this legislation, please read Senator Gillibrand’s press release here.
Sunrise Highway's dangerous speeders show a need for safety improvements
Last month the Tri State Transportaion Campaign conducted a traffic study to measure speeding motorists along two sections of Sunrise Highway in Freeport Long Island. TSTC, with the help of a radar gun recorded the speeds of motorists heading westbound on Sunrise Highway heading westbound during the morning rush hour. Data was recorded for the intersections of Sunrise Highway and Benson Place as well as for the intersection of Guy Lombardo Ave and Sunrise, between the hours of 8:25am and 8:45am and 9:00am and 9:25am respectively.
At the Intersection of Sunrise Highway and Benson Place, the speed limit is set at 40 MPH and sits just outside of a reduced speed limit zone as commuters approach Freeport’s commercial corridor. The second intersection, which is located right in the heart of Freeport’s downtown the posted speed limit is set at 30 MPH. For both locations, Sunrise Highway is a six-lane major arterial roadway that serves local and through traffic along Nassau County’s south shore.
Once the results were tallied it was found that over 80 percent of motorist on Sunrise Highway drove faster than legally permitted. Considering that the data was collected during morning rush hour, a time of relatively high road congestion, it is likely that motorist passing through Freeport along Sunrise Highways travel at even greater speeds during off-hours.
Countless studies over the years have linked higher motorist speeds with increased rates of pedestrian fatalities. Recently there have been efforts taken by the New York State Department of Transportation, including a recently released Transportation Improvement Program amendment in order to help reduce the amount of excessive speeding along Sunrise Highway.
The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has done nothing to engage stake holders located along the Sunrise corridor to come up with a plan that matches the vision of local communities. Local leaders across long Island have been perusing revitalization projects in downtowns like Freeport for year in hopes that these projects will reduce congestion, support local businesses, generate additional foot traffic, and to enhance the overall quality of local life.
In the past NYSDOT has made progress on another of Long Islands’ most dangerous roads, Hempstead Turnpike. Unfortunately though, the department of Transportation had fail to engage local community members during the design process, leading to many complaints about pedestrian fencing that limits accessibility along specific sections of the corridor to pedestrians. NYSDOT must engage local-stakeholders to riley together and create a community lead vision in order to address the high speeding issues along Sunrise Highway.
To read Tri State's full report on this subject you can visit their website here.
Friends of Long Island advances Post-Sandy Rebuilding
On Thursday evening, over 70 people were in attendance at the Friends of Long Island meeting held at the Sustainability Institute at Molloy College. Approximately 18 different community groups participated representing Sandy affected communities from East Rockaway to the Hamptons. Guest speakers included Irene Chang-Cimino, Lead Counsel, President Obama's Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, Scott Martella, Office of the Governor Suffolk County Representative, and Martin Schwartzman, CPCU, CFE, CIE New York State Department of Financial Services Senior Advisor to the Superintendent. Each community provided an update about their progress including rebuilding, insurance issues, and fundraising. The groups also heard upcoming programs, possible funding imitative, and how to address some of the challenges they are having with insurance companies. Local FEMA representatives were also in attendance and provided additional information on FEMA claims and appeals.
Friends of Long Island: Communities Helping Communities post-Sandy is a diverse coalition of local community and business organizations focused on post-Sandy rebuilding. Although it has been almost 9 months since the storm, many south shore neighborhoods, residents and businesses still need all forms of assistance. The goal of these groups is to ensure public and private resources make it directly to local communities, and has pledged to raise $500,000 to this end.
If you would like to support and donate to Friends of Long Island: Communities Helping Communities post-Sandy, you can download a donation form here to make a donation. Friends of Long Island will also be hosting a fundraiser at all California Pizza Kitchen locations across the island on August 30th. Simply bring this flyer with you and $5 from your dinner will be donated to Friends of Long Island.
Sign the petition to the US Department of Transportation Petition to Make Smart Growth Projects Easier
A petition to the US Department of Transportation is in circulation which could change the current road standards, determined by the US functional classification system, to meet the efforts and standards of complete streets. With enough political support, the US DOT will seek changes to thoroughfares classifications.
The petition was launched at The Congress for the New Urbanism in Salt Lake City, on May 30 and since then, various organizations and local leaders met with US DOT officials. Having received positive response, the US DOT wants to promote livability, complete streets, and multimodal transportation. The petition will show the support need to move forward and make changes to a system which has not seen changes in over 50 years.
Arterial, collector, and local designations, which are divided into rural or urban locations, will not change but rather the petition seeks to add a third suburban location and allow enough specificity to introduce different standards.
Currently, if a thoroughfare is in an "urbanized area," and is designated "arterial," then a certain standard applies. The standard for metro areas, since they are largely suburban, is geared towards to creating suburban, auto-oriented environments. Under the proposed functional classification system, suburban arterials and collectors have the potential to be designated as future walkable thoroughfares where official plans support such a transformation and, over time, suburban streets could get funding to convert to complete streets.
The changes would make smart growth projects easier and boost walking and bicycling, complete streets, and active living to the benefit of pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users.
Volunteers needed for Clean Up this Weekend!
Dear potential volunteers who have not yet signed up for a community for this weekend.
Thanks for your past help of Sandy impacted residents but much work still needs to be done. I know that with the holiday season, it may be hard for you to come out but any time you could donate would be greatly appreciated.
This weekend we will be continuing our cleanup efforts in the following communities:
With a goal to get at least 50-100 more Long Islanders back in their homes, the Friends of Long Island group has embarked on a fundraising campaign to initially raise $500,000 for building materials and labor. All donations will go directly to these communities to aide in recovery efforts. If you would like to support the relief efforts, you can send your donations to:
Vision Long Island Sandy Relief
SIMPLY CONTACT INFO@VISIONLONGISLAND.ORG OR CALL 631-804-9128 SO WE KNOW WHO IS SIGNING UP
Cinema Arts Center to host Electronic Dance Showcase on July 26th
On Friday July 26th the Huntington Cinema Arts Center, located at 423 Park Avenue Huntington New York will be hosting the first ever Electronic Dance Showcase, presented by the Electronic Musicians collective. The show will be featuring two of its founding members, M.E.M.E. and Orbiter. They will be playing original electronic music. Combining their unique production styles with live instrumentation and improvisation, this is an electronic show unlike any other. Rather than just push buttons, they will improvise and work in the live setting to create something above the original compositions. Be ready to dance.Tickets cost $10; $5 with a student ID and Doors open at 9:30pm.
“The Business of Art” seminar on August 8th and new exhibit at The Amsterdam in Port Washington
An exhibition of fine art by celebrated artist, Ruth Poniarski, will be on view from August 6th to the 11th. There will be an opening reception on August 6th beginning at 7:30pm where viewers will get a chance to meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments.
On Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at 8:30am the Town of North Hempstead Business & Tourism Development Corporation, The Amsterdam at Harborside, and LIDC/GNYDC will host a free small business breakfast seminar, “The Business of Art.” Angela Susan Anton, CEO of Anton publications, will be the Mistress of Ceremonies. Panels include: “Art as a Marketing Tool for Business” moderated by Charlee Miller Executive Director of Art League Long Island, “Art as a Community Revitalization Tool” moderated by Regina Gil Executive Director of Great Neck Arts Center, “Business of Museums - their impact on communities economic development and quality of life” hosted by Dr. Michael Schantz - ED/CEO of the Hecksher Museum of Art.
Both events will be taking place at The Amsterdam at Harborside, 300 East Overlook (off Fairway Drive) Port Washington, NY 11050. Registration is required for the both events. To register for the opening reception on August 6th, please click here. To register for the seminar, please click here. For more information please call (516) 433-5000.
LIDC/GNYDC is a 501(C)3 family of nonprofit economic development organizations providing low cost loans and free technical assistance and education/seminars for small businesses, nonprofits and others in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island, NY. Please visit www.lidc.org for more information.
Farmingdale Village to host “Live Downtown” on August 11th
Farmingdale Village Downtown Master Plan Implementation Committee (FV DMP IC) hosts the first ever “live downtown” walkable event on Sunday, August 11th, featuring local music and talent, dining, and family entertainment.
The event will take place on Main Street, which will be closed down for the event, in Farmingdale, from Croxley’s to Corner Cafe and then again at the Library Cafe to Cara Cara. Front Street, Conklin, and Prospect Streets remain open.
On both dates, a bandstand will be set up from 4:00 to 7:00pm where live, local performances will take place. Also in attendance will be The Shark 94.3 to join in on the music during the event.
The village hosts various events throughout the summer, such as the Village Pops music Wednesday nights, which are ongoing, and the “Movies On The Village Green” taking place every Thursday night, beginning July 11th.
The Farmingdale Village Downtown Master Plan Implementation Committee will continue to plan, host, and sponsor various downtown events to promote local shopping, dining, and entertainment.
NYS DOT accepting applications for the Transportation Enhancement Program
Currently, the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is accepting applications for the Transportation Enhancement Program (TEP).
TEP is a federal reimbursement program under the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). The TEP will fund projects not generally eligible for funding through traditional transportation programs. The program will fund transportation projects which show cultural, aesthetic, historic, and/or environmental significance, recognizing that factors which influence and affect transportation systems go beyond the condition of traditional infrastructure.
Projects must fall into one or more of the following categories: facilities for bicycles and pedestrians; scenic or historic highway programs; landscaping and other scenic beautification; preservation of abandoned railway corridors (including the conversion and use thereof for pedestrian or bicycle trails); or environmental mitigation to address water pollution due to highway runoff or to reduce vehicle-caused wildlife mortality while maintaining habitat connectivity. All improvements funded through this program must be available for public access and use.
Municipalities (county, city, town or village); state agencies other than the New York State Department of Transportation; and state or local authorities are eligible to apply for funding of up to $30,000,000. Applications will be accepted from not-for-profit organizations but must be sponsored by one of the three groups mentioned above.
The deadline for the applications is August 16th, 2013. To submit an application or for more information, please contact:
Doug Burgey, Main Office
You can also call (518) 485-9959 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please visit the website. A workshop schedule and a list of NYSDOT Regional TEP Coordinators (Local contacts) can be found on the TEP website above.
National Endowment for the Humanities announces Bridging Cultures grants program
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced their Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges grants to encourage exploration of the ways in which cultures from around the globe, as well as the myriad subcultures within America’s borders, have influenced American society. With the aim of revitalizing intellectual and civic life through the humanities, NEH welcomes proposals that enhance understanding of diverse countries, peoples, and cultural and intellectual traditions worldwide. Applicants might also investigate how Americans have approached and attempted to surmount seemingly unbridgeable cultural divides, or examine the ideals of civility and civic discourse that have informed this quest.
Projects which are eligible for funding must: create opportunities for community college faculty members to study together while improving their capacity to teach the humanities; enhance or develop areas of need in an institution’s humanities programs; and give community college faculty access to humanities resources through partnerships with other institutions with appropriate resources.
Grants may be used to enhance the humanities content of existing programs, develop new programs, or lay the foundation for more extensive endeavors in the future.
About seven to nine applicants will be awarded funding of up to $120,000 each. Applicants can be any non-profit with a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS; state and local governmental agencies; and Federally recognized Indian tribal governments. Individuals are not eligible to apply. The planning and implementation of a project must involve a partnership between a community college or community college system and another institution with appropriate resources, such as a college or university, museum, research library, or professional association. The applicant of record may be either the participating community college or community college system or the collaborating institution.
The deadline is August 27, 2013, for projects beginning no later than September 2014. To apply, please contact:
Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges
For more information on available state, federal, and private grants please visit the NYS Assembly website.
NYSERDA releases Program Opportunity Notice 2722
The New York State Energy Research and Development Association (NYSERDA) has just released this past week a new Program Opportunity Notice, PON 2722.
NYSERDA hopes that with PON 2722 the State of New York can begin to move towards the development and implementation of zero-net Energy Wastewater Treatment systems through the improvement of the performance, sustainability, and the resilience of municipal water and waste water treatment infrastructure.
Through PON 2722, NYSERDA hopes to achieve three goals: to support Zero-Net Energy waste water treatment plants (WWTPs) - plants where energy demand is balanced with energy generated from on-site renewable sources; evaluate WWTP energy efficiency opportunities, evaluate energy efficient process improvement alternatives, and demonstrate use of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT) or similar tools.
Demonstration Projects (up to $250,000 per project)
Feasibility Studies (up to $25,000 per project)
All proposals must provide a minimum of 50% cost- sharing.
Proposal Due: September 17, 2013 by 5:00 PM Eastern Time*
Proposal Submission -Proposers must submit two (2) paper copies of the proposal and one (1) digital copy of the proposal on CD. A completed and signed Proposal Checklist must be attached to the front of each copy. One (1) of the paper copies must have a Proposal Checklist that contains an original signature. Proposals must be clearly labeled and submitted to:
If you have technical questions concerning this PON, contact Kathleen O’Connor at (518) 862-1090, ext. 3422 or email@example.com. If you have contractual questions concerning this PON, contact Nancy Marucci at (518) 8621090, ext. 3335 firstname.lastname@example.org.
No communication intended to influence this procurement is permitted except by contacting Kathleen O’Connor at (518) 862-1090, ext. 3422 or email@example.com. Contacting anyone other than this Designated Contact (either directly by the proposer or indirectly through a lobbyist or other person acting on the proposer’s behalf) in an attempt to influence the procurement: (1) may result in a proposer being deemed a non-responsible offerer, and (2) may result in the proposer not being awarded a contract.*Late proposals will be returned. Incomplete proposals may be subject to disqualification. It is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure that all pages have been included in the proposal. Faxed or e-mailed proposals will not be accepted. Proposals will not be accepted at any other NYSERDA.
Funding of up to $30 million is available through the CGC Program for capital projects and local planning and zoning
The CGC Program was announced back in 2011 in Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address, for the purpose of encouraging communities to create a public-private partnerships and develop regional sustainable growth strategies that reduce carbon emissions.
This round of funding is the first in a series of three funding rounds, which are expected in 2014 and again 2015. A total of $90 million in potential funding will be available through Phase II, through proceeds from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the purpose of which is to lower GHG emissions in the Northeast.
A large portion of the Phase II funding is set aside for large scale, high-impact, and exemplary capital projects, or Category 3 projects. A portion is also set aside funding for local planning and zoning (Categories 1 and 2), recognizing a need for funding in these areas. Applicants that do not pay into the System Benefits Charge (SBC) are eligible to participate in this solicitation.
Category 1 (Open-Enrollment): Up to $1 million available for communities to adopt streamlined permitting and other ordinances for photovoltaic systems and electric vehicle charging stations, with awards of up to $10,000 per project. Applications for Category 1 will be accepted starting August 1, 2013 and until 4:00 PM Eastern Time on September 30, 2014, until funds are exhausted, or until the solicitation is revised by NYSERDA, whichever comes first.
Category 2 (Competitive): Up to $4 million available for communities to create or revise comprehensive plans, including updating zoning ordinances and addressing sustainability and resiliency, with awards of up to $400,000 per project. Proposals for Category 2 are due by 4:00pm Eastern Time on August 12, 2013.
Category 3 (Competitive): Up to $25 million for large-scale, capital, sustainability projects contributing to community resiliency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, with awards ranging from $1 million to $5 million per project. Proposals for Category 3 are due by 4:00pm Eastern Time on August 12, 2013.
For more information on the Cleaner Greener Communities Program, please visit the website. For technical questions concerning this program, please contact CGC@nyserda.ny.gov. All CGC program resources and guidelines can be found at the following location: http://www.nyserda.ny.gov/guidance.
Intern with Vision Long Island!
Vision Long Island is looking for interns! Our staff likes to say we "wear many hats," and interns will have to do the same. Interns will assist with planning, design, outreach, event planning, writing, research, attending meetings, reporting, photography, video and more. Bring your unique skill set to the table! We are looking for energetic and conscientious individuals with an interest in urban/suburban planning from a bottom-up perspective. This is a valuable opportunity to work with great people and learn about the issues impacting Long Island. Strong writing skills a plus.
To learn more or apply, send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put "Vision Long Island Internship" in the subject heading. For more information, call our office at 631-261-0242.
What's happening in your downtown this weekend?
Bellmore - 27th Annual Bellmore Family Street Festival. Held between September 19th-22nd at the Bellmore LIRR, Bellmore, NY.
Copiage, Babylon Summer Concerts Series Kerrigan Road & Tanner Park, All concerts begin at 7:30
Cutchogue, Wine Makers Walk Vineyard Tour & Wine Tasting Castello di Borghese Vineyard & Winery 17150 County Road 48 on July 28th
Garden City South - Garden City South Street Fair. The event will be held on Sunday September 22nd, between 10am and 5pm (rain or shine). The street fair will be located on Nassau Blvd, approximately 1 mile north of Hempstead Tpke. (Route24).
Glen Cove, The Glen Cove Downtown Sounds summer concert series will add a second stage this year to go with the main stage at the city’s Village Square, at Glen and Bridge Streets. The additional smaller stage, between 1 & 3 School Street, will feature shows for children and acoustic acts. July 26: The Broccoli Rob Show. Performances at the weekly outdoor concert series are free. Bring seating. Free parking in nearby municipal garage. Series produced by the Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District and the City of Glen Cove. Visit www.glencovedowntown.org for artist listings and full details. All concerts begin at 7:30 pm.
Huntington, Summer Arts Festival Chapin Rainbow Stage in Hecksher Park 164 W. Main St, Dates: July 17th - 21st, 24th - 28th, & 31st
Massapequa Park - Massapequa Park Street Fair. The street fair will take place between Saturday and Sunday August 3rd and 4th 11am-6pm, rain or shine. Located on Park Blvd. & Front Street, Massapequa Park, NY.
Nesconset - Nesconset Day Street Fair. The event will take place on Sunday, September 8th between the hours of 10am-5pm. The street fair will be held at the Nesconset Plaza Shopping Center on Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset, NY.
Riverhead - The 39th Annual Polish Town Street Fair & Polka Festival. Held on August 17th and 18th. The Street fair will be located on Pulaski Street, Riverhead, NY.
Ronkonkoma - Ronkonkoma Chamber 8th Annual Labor Day Street Fair. The fair will be held on Sunday September 1st between 11am-6pm. The event will take place on Hawkins Ave. from Portion Road south to Wittridge Road, Ronkonkoma, NY.
Sag Harbor, The Mystery of Irma Vep Bay Street and Main Street, Runs through July 28th
Sayville - Sayville Summerfest. The event will be held on Friday August 2nd starting at 3pm, Saturday and Sunday August 3rd and August 4th at 9:30am. On August 3rd Summerfest will be featuring the last race in the Sayville Summer Series, the Sayville Library 4 Mile Run which will be taking place between 9:15am-10:15am. The festival will be located on Main Street, Sayville, NY.
West Hempstead, the West Hempstead Community Support Association presents its annual Free Summer Music series at Hall Park, in West Hempstead, NY. Located at Hall’s Pond Park by the Gazebo located on Northern Boulevard. In case of inclement weather, concerts will be held in the West Hempstead High School Auditorium, 400 Nassau Blvd., West Hempstead. For information call 733-0879
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Check out the video below starring Billy Crystal speaking on behalf of Long Beach's recovery from Hurricane Sandy. You can view it here.
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