Hempstead High School

Recording artist Nicki Minaj attends the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Hempstead High School Extends Invitation To Nicki Minaj, News Release Says

According to a news release, Hempstead Board of Education President Lamont Johnson has no qualms about Minaj visiting Hempstead High School.

09/13/2014

Teachers, parents and students have been complaining about overcrowded classrooms in Hempstead. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Hempstead Schools Plagued By Overcrowded Classes, Botched Schedules

Class size is reaching the crisis level in the Hempstead Union Free School District, where teachers said they have been packed like sardines with more than 50 students in a classroom.

09/08/2014

Hempstead Student Protest

Hempstead High School Students Worry Missing Grades Will Keep Them From College

Grades for hundreds of Long Island high school students were never recorded, and the students have been left worried that the missing transcripts could cause problems as they prepare for college.

06/12/2014

Students at Hempstead High School on Long Island pay tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela. (Credit CBS 2)

Hempstead High School Students Pay Tribute To Nelson Mandela’s Memory

For students at Hempstead High School, Nelson Mandela has always been a free man.

12/06/2013

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Some L.I. Schools Put On Department Of Education’s Academic Watch List

Schools in Great Neck, Lawrence, South Huntington, Plainedge, Malverne and Hempstead districts were put on a list of schools needing improvement.

08/23/2013

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Rallies Take Place In Hempstead, Hartford In Support Of Trayvon Martin

Activists in Hartford are holding a rally today to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. A rally is also taking place in Hempstead on Long Island in support of the victim.

03/31/2012

John Mackey (credit: AP Photo/NFL Photos)

Paige One: John Mackey, Forever The Man

He was “the man” before the term was used in professional sports. He was John Mackey, the end all, be all Hall of Famer. He was the prototype tight end who died on July 7th at the age of 69 of dementia.

WFAN–07/08/2011

This Nov. 15, 1970 file photo shows Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey catching a pass from John Unitas for a touchdown as Buffalo Bills defenders  John Pitts (48) and linebacker Paul Guidry (59) pursue, in Baltimore. Hall of Famer John Mackey has died. He was 69. Chad Steele, a spokesman for the Baltimore Ravens, said Thursday, July 7, 2011,  that Mackey's wife had notified the team about her husband's death. (credit: AP Photo/File)

John Mackey, NFL Hall Of Famer And Long Island Native, Dies At 69

Former NFL tight end John Mackey — Hall of Famer, Syracuse University star and Long Island native — has died. He was 69.

WFAN–07/07/2011

Elmont High School pitcher Danny Aguilo

L.I. Pitcher Tosses One-Of-A-Kind No-Hitter — With 21 Strikeouts

On Wednesday, Elmont High School pitcher Danny Aguilo threw a no-hitter – but what makes the feat particularly incredible is that he struck out 21 batters, the most strikeouts possible in a seven-inning game.

04/22/2011

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

NY Man Convicted In Decades-Old Killing

Joey Bethea was found guilty of murder in the strangulation of 22-year-old Dorothy LeConte, of North Bergen, N.J. She was visiting relatives on Long Island.

11/16/2010