11th Hour Vote Passes Controversial Proposal To Protect So-Called Patronage Jobs In HempsteadMany taxpayers, and the newly elected Hempstead town supervisor, showed up to protest on Tuesday.
Democrat Wins Town Supervisor Seat In Longtime GOP Stronghold HempsteadIt's been a proving ground for Republican leaders like Alfonse D'Amato, but America's largest township is no longer in GOP hands.
Merrick Residents Embroiled In Dispute Over Playground ProposalIt's neighbor against neighbor in one long Island town, over whether to build a playground in an empty park.
80-Year-Old Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run In HempsteadAn 80-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while crossing a street in Hempstead, police said.
Hempstead Teacher Accused Of Buying Computers With District Money, Reselling Them For ProfitA high school theatre teacher on Long Island is the subject of high drama this week.
Admitted MS-13 Gang Member Charged In Vicious Assault On Ex-GirlfriendPolice say Kenny Cruz allegedly punched and kicked the woman, hit her with a stapler, and stabbed her with scissors. 
Suspect In Hempstead Triple Homicide Arraigned On Murder ChargesA Long Island man accused of bludgeoning his mother, sister and another woman to death after being kicked out of his home in Nassau County has made his first appearance in court.
Police: Man Bludgeons Mother, Sister & Sister’s Friend To Death With Hammer In HempsteadRelatives say Bobby Vanderhall suffered from mental illness and his mother “did her best” to get him help.
Nassau County Police: Woman Stabs Sister's Dog After It Bites Her 1-Year-Old SonThe dog is being treated at North Shore Animal League for his injuries. 
Seaweed Stench Sucks The Fun Out Of Going To The Beach In Point LookoutIt was a perfect beach day, but in parts of Nassau County's South Shore, seaweed has been keeping swimmers out of the water.
Hempstead Rolls Out Dozens Of Fly Boxes To Put Kibosh On Pesky GreenheadsSummertime heat doesn't only attract people to barbecues and the beach, it attracts pesky, party crashing flies as well.
Hempstead Officials Mull Ban On AirBnB, Other Short Term RentalsRoom and house rental through websites like Air BnB are prompting new restrictions on Long Island.

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