North Hempstead

Geese (file / credit: clipart.com)

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

Ryan Halligan

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

FILE - A person raking leaves (credit: AP)

North Hempstead Offering Biodegradable Leaf Bags

One Long Island town has an environmentally friendly way to dispose of those leaves on your front lawn.

10/30/2011

LI Power

East Meadow Residents Thrilled To Get Power Back After Week Of Darkness

On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.

09/01/2011

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Police: Long Island Taxi Driver Stabbed Over Fare

Christopher Heron, 35, was charged with second-degree murder.

08/13/2011

Maira Garcia (R) and Maria Vargas hold hands while waiting on line to get married at the Brooklyn City Clerk's office on July 24, 2011 in New York City. Today was the first day gay couples were allowed to legally marry in New York state. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Same-Sex Couples Exchange Vows In NY

Gay couples cheered by supporters began marrying Sunday in New York City on the on the landmark day that New York became the sixth and largest state to recognize same-sex weddings.

07/24/2011

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Record-High Temperature Of 98 Degrees Set At John F. Kennedy Airport

The sweltering, humid weather that made stepping out the front door like stepping into a hot, slick sponge kept its hold on the Tri-State area Tuesday.

07/12/2011

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NYC, North Hempstead Clerks’ Offices To Remain Open Sunday When Same-Sex Marriage Law Takes Effect

New York City officials announced Wednesday they would open their clerks’ offices in all five boroughs for a full day July 24, saying gay couples should not be made to wait one day longer to wed.

07/07/2011

FILE (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Long Island Yoga Instructor Uses Skype To Reach Seniors

Seniors in North Hempstead, Long Island have a new way to exercise.

03/17/2011

Queens snow removal

Snow Removal Border War Between Queens, Nassau

One side of the street is a snowy mess, but the other is lean and clear. Why the difference? That was the situation on Wednesday in Nassau County’s Floral Park and Little Neck, just across the street in Queens.

12/29/2010

A fence is seen on Long Island - Oct 12, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Do Shorter Fences Make Better Neighbors On LI?

Some in North Hempstead say a six-foot-tall fence around their property is necessary for privacy and protection. Others, however, want the current four-foot height limit maintained.

10/12/2010

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