North Hempstead

A utility pole is seen on Long Island. (credit: CBS2)

L.I. Official PSEG Long Island Still Using Dangerous Chemical On Poles

The Town of North Hempstead was complaining this week that PSEG Long Island continues to use harmful and cancer-causing chemicals on its utility poles.

07/03/2015

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North Hempstead Board Member Reportedly Not In Favor Of Pay Raises For City Employees

The town of North Hempstead approved pay raises for employees this past week, but some are not happy about the increases.

04/03/2015

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North Hempstead Town Supervisor: Long Island Expressway Billboards Would Be ‘Visual Pollution’

The county is looking to replace some $30 million in projected revenue that was lost from the failed school zone speed camera program.

02/12/2015

Snow-melting machine leased by the town of North Hempstead (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

North Hempstead Leases Snow-Melting Machine

The town has leased a snow melter to help clear snow from commuter parking lots and areas where the snow is blocking viability on roadways.

02/10/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

Nassau OTB Backs Off Plans For Casino In Westbury Following Strong Opposition

The attorney for Nassau OTB said although they believed the site would have received all the necessary approvals, the opposition no longer made the property viable.

01/31/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

Off-Track Betting, Long Island Residents Fight Over Proposed Video Gambling Parlor

More than a year ago, New York State approved video gambling in Nassau County, but residents now say it’s a gamble they don’t want to take.

01/30/2015

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Hundreds Brave The Cold To Protest Proposed Westbury Gambling Hall

Anger trumped the cold as hundreds braved temperatures in the 20s Saturday to protest plans to put a casino in a North Hempstead shopping mall.

01/17/2015

Long Island light poles with chemicals. (Credit: TV 10/55)

PSEG Long Island Files Lawsuit Against Town Over Warning Signs On Poles

The battle over PSEG Long Island’s controversial towering new utility poles continues.

01/16/2015

Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting has chosen the vacant Fortunoff store at The Source mall in Westbury  as the site of a new gambling hall. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

North Hempstead Supervisor: Residents Worried About Planned Westbury Gambling Parlor

OTB announced last month it had chosen the vacant store in The Source mall for the gambling parlor, which would include up to 1,000 slot machines and table games. It could open sometime in 2015.

01/07/2015

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North Hempstead Considering Door-To-Door Dog Census

Many communities count on dog owners to get their pets licensed. But a Long Island town is considering counting the pooches itself.

12/31/2014

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North Hempstead Considers Raising Dog Poop Fine To Match Mistake On Signs

The Long Island community of North Hempstead says residents have to pick up after their dogs or pay the price – but exactly what that price is might be a little confusing.

11/26/2014

Long Island light poles with chemicals. (Credit: TV 10/55)

L.I. Law Warns Of Toxic Chemical Found On Power Poles

On Long Island, a new law is warning of toxic chemicals that have long been used to preserve power poles.

09/12/2014

A tree stump sits in front of a home in Albertson, Long Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Residents Stumped Over Removal Of Trees

More than a dozen 70-year-old trees were suddenly chopped down in one Long Island, and now residents, stuck with unslightly stumps, are demanding answers.

04/07/2014

A pigeon takes flight (file/credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

For The Birds? LI Man Convicted Of Illegal Bird Feeding Appeals To Clear Record

Kenneth Iacono of North Hempstead was convicted in 2011 and fined for violating a town code prohibiting the feeding and harboring of wild pigeons. He was in State Supreme Court Thursday hoping to get the conviction tossed.

11/14/2013

Port Washington Long Island Rail Road Station (file / credit: MTA)

LIRR At Grand Central Could Mean Fewer Parking Spaces In Port Washington

While many commuters are looking forward to the Long Island Rail Road’s expansion into Grand Central Terminal, those in one Long Island town are a bit wary.

05/15/2013

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