Gary Hudes

This house in Bellmore, Long Island, has been abandoned while it goes through the foreclosure process. (Credit: CBS2)

Town Of Hempstead Considers Legislation To Clean Up ‘Zombie’ Properties

A proposed law would cut out red tape so the town can cut weeds quickly and often, then attach the cost to the property tax bill.

06/23/2015

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

Contract Talks Between MTA, LIRR Unions End With No Compromise

Commuters are bracing for the worst after the latest round of contract talks between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Long Island Rail Road union workers ended with no compromise in sight.

06/27/2014

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

Hempstead Enlists Help Of Several Departments To Fix Potholes

The town has summoned employees from other departments to assist highway workers to repair the large number of craters that have popped up following a barrage of winter storms.

02/24/2014