Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said last year the town budgeted $2 million for snow removal, but spent more than $2.4 million. This winter, they’re setting aside $2.8 million.
Mourners from Long Island gathered at Point Lookout for a sunrise service to remember the victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
You’ve probably seen them in the waters off of Long Island and were not sure what they were. Bay houses, some of them over a hundred years old, are seeing their numbers dwindle.
Officials said a photo of a monkey labeled “Jimmy’s baby picture” was found on a bulletin board at a Hempstead highway facility in Levittown.
Officials on Long Island continue to push for laws requiring businesses to install carbon monoxide detectors following the death of a restaurant manager over the weekend.
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.
Brookhaven, Smithtown and Babylon have met or exceeded their snow removal budgets. Hempstead is about 60 percent through its snow removal funds.
The Hempstead Town Board voted uananimously Tuesday for a law that targets property owners who attract many birds with large amounts of food.
Despite an especially frigid and snowy winter, a surplus of salt has helped the Town of Hempstead with its snow budget for this year.
The electronic signs display a driver’s speed as they go by. They’re posted below the signs alerting drivers that the speed limit in a school zone is 15 mph.
A celebration was held Saturday after a new bulkhead was built to protect shorefront homes in Bay Park, Long Island.
The deadly collision left groom-to-be Brian Bond grieving for his intended, Lindsey Stewart, and his best friend while facing surgery for his own injuries two weeks before the wedding day.
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray said residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed can make improvements to protect against another major storm.
A group of children from Roosevelt, N.Y., designed colorful signs that now line Lido Beach, reading “Protect Nature,” “Caution: Bird Nesting Area,” and “Help Us.”
Some Sandy-damaged businesses on Long Island are getting help from a government-sponsored ad campaign.