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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

Bellmore Long Island Rail Road Station - Sept. 28, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Hempstead Residents Get Help Parking At Bellmore LIRR Station

Residents of one Long Island town can kiss the days of circling for a parking spot at the train station goodbye.

09/28/2012

Mark Bonilla (Credit: http://toh.li/town-clerks-office)

Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Blackmail

Authorities said that there were four employees of the Hempstead, Long Island Town Clerk’s Office who complained about Mark Bonilla, including two women who said they were sexually harassed.

09/22/2012

Monument to Charles Lindbergh's takeoff - Westbury, NY - Aug 24, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Push On To Preserve Site Of Lindbergh’s Takeoff

On Long Island, residents and lawmakers want to preserve the site where Charles Lindbergh took off for his historic 1927 Transatlantic flight to France.

08/24/2012

A utility pole covered with signs - Hempstead, NY - May 30, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Hempstead Takes Action Against Sign-Covered Utility Poles

Residents were fed up with all the signs covering utility poles, fences, and trees in the town of Hempstead. So the town took action, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

05/30/2012

The site of the Billy Dean cabaret - Wantagh, NY - May 19, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Court Upholds Denial Of Permit For Cabaret In Wantagh

The New York State Supreme Court has upheld a town’s denial of a Long Island strip club owner’s quest to open a new cabaret, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

05/15/2012

The solar "field of dreams" at Point Lookout - Hempstead, NY - Sep 21, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Hempstead Uses Solar To Cut Energy Bill At Building By 75 Percent

One town on Long Island has a taken a big leap into the green movement.

09/21/2011

Memorial at Point Lookout, Long Island (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Thousands Mark 9/11 Anniversary At Point Lookout, L.I.

Nearly 500 Long Islanders were among the 9/11 victims. More than 2,000 friends and family members of those victims attended the Point Lookout ceremony Sunday morning.

09/11/2011

Waves are seen crashing around homes as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Hampton Bays, New York. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Cleanup, Power Restoration Begins On Long Island After Irene’s Visit

The massive storm dumped rain, flooded streets and created dangerous storm surges along parts of the Long Island coast.

08/28/2011

Man using fishing rod and reel (credit: AP)

Town Of Hempstead Wants Fishermen To Properly Dispose Of Fishing Lines

The Town of Hempstead is trying to protect wildlife from careless fishermen and improperly disposed fishing equipment.

08/18/2011

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