Town Of Hempstead Considers Legislation To Clean Up 'Zombie' PropertiesA 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.
Hempstead OKs Redevelopment Plan For Nassau Coliseum SiteA group headed by developer Bruce Ratner will renovate the aging arena and build a movie theater, restaurants, stores, recreation and office space on the 91-acre site.
Developer Submits Redevelopment Plan For Nassau Coliseum SiteDeveloper Bruce Ratner has submitted his plan for the 91-acre site to the town of Hempstead for review.
New Pet Project: Hempstead Using Mobile Unit To Spay, Neuter Feral CatsHempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said it's a surgical suite so that feral cats that are outside someone's home or in a wooded area can be spayed and neutered free of charge and then set free.
Hempstead Launches 'Do Not Knock' Program To Combat Door-To-Door SolicitorsViolators could fined up to $500 under the new program.
Hempstead Town Shelter Waives Adoption Fees During Holiday SeasonHundreds of energetic, healthy dogs and cats fill the Hempstead Town Shelter; but soon, many of them will be headed to loving new homes.
Long Island Towns Beefing Up Snow-Removal BudgetsHempstead 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 Gather On Long Island Beach To Remember 9/11Mourners from Long Island gathered at Point Lookout for a sunrise service to remember the victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Time, Weather Taking A Toll On Historic Long Island Marsh HousesYou'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.
Town Official: Hempstead Highway Worker Target Of 'Disgusting Act of Racial Hatred'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.
Hempstead Town Supervisor Wants Mandatory CO Detectors At Most Public PlacesOfficials 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.
Hempstead Enlists Help Of Several Departments To Fix PotholesThe 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.