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.
A 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 Bruce Ratner has submitted his plan for the 91-acre site to the town of Hempstead for review.
Hempstead 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.
Violators could fined up to $500 under the new program.
Hundreds of energetic, healthy dogs and cats fill the Hempstead Town Shelter; but soon, many of them will be headed to loving new homes.
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.