Kate Murray

Speed safety sign outside Saw Mill Road Elementary School in North Bellmore, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Electronic Speed Signs Being Installed Near Hempstead Schools

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.

10/08/2013

Remaining damage from Sandy in Hempstead, N.Y. - May 30, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

New Bulkhead Completed To Protect Shoreline In Bay Park, L.I.

A celebration was held Saturday after a new bulkhead was built to protect shorefront homes in Bay Park, Long Island.

08/03/2013

Lindsey Stewart, Mark Lennon

Autopsy Results Released In Deadly Hudson River Boating Crash

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.

07/29/2013

The Fehlings' Island Park house is under construction. They lost their original home in Sandy. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Town To Hold ‘Rebuild Right’ Seminar For Residents Still Impacted By Sandy

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray said residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed can make improvements to protect against another major storm.

07/24/2013

Signs designed by local students line Lido Beach warning of endangered species nesting areas. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Students Pitch In To Protect Endangered Birds

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.”

06/23/2013

Sign promoting businesses in Hempstead, N.Y. - May 30, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Hempstead Campaign Spreads The Word That Businesses Have Reopened

Some Sandy-damaged businesses on Long Island are getting help from a government-sponsored ad campaign.

05/31/2013

The Oceanside Senior Center has reopened following repairs from superstorm Sandy, May 6, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sandy-Damaged Oceanside Senior Center Reopens Following Renovations

Hundreds of seniors were enjoying the newly opened center on Monday. The facility was badly damaged in the flooding from Sandy.

05/06/2013

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray presides as superstorm Sandy victims Edward and Ruth Samuelson of Meadowmere Park renew their vows at a ceremony on Long Island (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Superstorm Sandy Victims Renew Vows In Special Valentine’s Day Ceremony On L.I.

Superstorm Sandy victims are proving this Valentine’s Day that their love is stronger than the forces of nature.

02/14/2013

Motorists in Lake Grove try move their car. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Slammed With Snow As Blizzard Moves Through

The heaviest snowfall is expected Friday night and into Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning, which remains in effect until 1 p.m. Saturday.

02/08/2013

LIPA truck (credit: CBS 2)

Hempstead Town Supervisor Might Back LIPA Privatization

A new proposal by the governor could pave the way for the Long Island Power Authority to become a private entity and it has the potential backing of one of the island’s prominent local leaders.

01/31/2013

A New York City police officer directs traffic along a gas line on City Island - Nov. 1, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Hempstead Town Board Approves Gas Station Generator Measure

It will be hard to forget the long gas lines that formed after superstorm Sandy hit and the town board in Hempstead, Long Island has approved a new law to try and prevent the lines from every happening again.

01/23/2013

Gov. Cuomo Delivers State of State Address Jan 9, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Thunders On Gun Control During Passionate State Of The State Address

The governor admitted he’s a gun owner himself and said he doesn’t want to stop hunters and others from owning weapons, but Cuomo tried to shame the Legislature into action with a passionate speech on gun violence.

01/09/2013

Letter received by Sandy victims in Oceanside (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Official: LI Company Trying To Swindle Sandy Victims

A local private company that processes building permits for homeowners is apparently trying to pull a fast one on Sandy victims who are working to rebuild their homes, Town Supervisor Kate Murray said.

11/27/2012

LIPA crew at Richmond Avenue in Amityville on Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hempstead Town Supervisor: LIPA Has Failed Those With Special Needs

The Hempstead town supervisor on Saturday accused the Long Island Power Authority of ignoring those with special needs.

11/10/2012

Sandy damage in Franklin Square, Long Island (credit: Michael Salerno)

Hempstead Town Supervisor Wants Extension On Property Tax Payments

The town of Hempstead’s supervisor has asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grant an extension for property tax payments in light of the destruction from superstorm Sandy.

11/03/2012

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