Kate Murray

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

Hempstead Bays hydraulic marine dredge in Jones Inlet combatting erosion and foul odor on May 25, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hydraulic Marine Dredge Replenishing Sand At Point Lookout

On a day like this, you could stand for hours admiring the beauty of the water off Point Lookout, Long Island. But erosion has threatened the large homes that line the beachfront.

05/25/2011

Faith Ross (L), Francesca Maselli (R) (Photo/Nassau Co. Police)

Long Island Mom And Daughter Plead Guilty To Animal Neglect

Faith Ross and her daughter Francesca Maselli ran into trouble in January when police investigating a bad stench found 26 dead pets in their Rockville Centre home.

02/26/2011

Ambulance - Graphic: AP

Hempstead Comes To The Rescue In Snowstorm

For most of us trying to dig out, it’s a nuisance. But, for others in the town of Hempstead on Long Island, it’s a matter of life and death.

01/27/2011

Town Hall - Hempstead, NY - File / Photo: Town of Hempstead

24/7 Businesses Banned Under Hempstead Law

A new law in the Long Island town of Hempstead affects any business owner that plans to open a convenience store or fast food restaurant.

01/26/2011

Two women are accused of animal cruelty inside this home on Montauk Avenue. (Photo/Terry Sheridan, 1010 WINS)

13 Dogs, 2 Cats Rescued From ‘Living Hell’ In Rockville Centre

The animals were found inside the Montauk Avenue home along with carcasses of 26 other animals, including dogs, ferrets, cats and birds, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said.

01/15/2011

New York City Snow Plows (credit: CBS 2)

Supervisor Declares Snow Emergency In Hempstead

The Hempstead supervisor has declared a snow emergency in response to the winter snowstorm.

12/27/2010

(Photo/CBS 2)

Hempstead Affords 6 Families Chance To Own A Home

Just in time for Thanksgiving, some lucky families on Long Island have been given the chance to live out the American dream.

11/22/2010

Hempstead Animal Shelter (Photo/Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Changes Ordered At Town Of Hempstead Animal Shelter

Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray unveiled an 11 point plan Monday focused on enhancing the level of pet care.

11/15/2010

Cell Phone Tower (FILE) (Photo/Clipart.com)

Hempstead Approves Tough Cell Tower Measures

New cell towers are now banned within 1,500 feet of a home, a house of worship, a daycare center or a school in the Town of Hempstead.

09/21/2010

Wantagh residents are up in arms over the possibility of a new cell phone tower being built in town

Wantagh Up In Arms Over T-Mobile Tower

There’s towering trouble for hundreds of people on Long Island, as residents are fighting the wireless industry and lawmakers.

CBS 2–08/04/2010

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