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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

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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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North Hempstead Officials At Wit’s End With Geese, Decide To Euthanize Them

Officials in a Long Island town said this week that they have to scare off invasive Canada geese, and now must resort to euthanasia.

05/13/2013

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Father Leads Bullying Awareness Walk In Memory Of Son Who Committed Suicide

A Long Island man whose son committed suicide after he was bullied at school led the Bullying Awareness Walk Saturday.

04/06/2013

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Tree Stump-Strewn Neighborhoods Pose Pricey Problems For Long Island Towns After Sandy

Hempstead is just one of many Nassau County towns that is dealing with this pricey problem. In Garden City, neighborhoods are strewn with uprooted stumps and shattered sidewalks.

12/21/2012

Bruce Rogers and Katherine Nemecek wed at North Hempstead Town Hall on Dec. 12, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Weddings, Births And More Mark 12-12-12 Around The World

Wednesday was 12-12-12 and that meant thousands of couples around the country and around the world tied the knot on the once-a-century date.

12/12/2012

Con Edison works on restoring power. (credit:  Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Thunderstorms, Thousands Left Without Power In Tri-State Area

As of Saturday afternoon, the Long Island Power Authority reported that 130 of its customers are without power, most of which reside in Hempstead, Oyster Bay and North Hempstead.

06/23/2012

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New Rules To Reduce Helicopter Noise Between L.I. And Manhattan

It has been a problem over the heads of residents in the town of North Hempstead, Long Island for years.

02/02/2012

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