Animal Shelter Employees Sue Town, Alleging 'Cronyism' And RetributionCurrent and former employees of the Hempstead Animal Shelter have filed a lawsuit against the town supervisor and shelter director Michael Pastore, alleging it's a "haven for cronyism" where animals -- referred to as inventory -- suffer.
In Hempstead Student Volunteers Put Shelter Dogs At Ease With Dr. SeussWith children back in school, it means they'll be doing more reading. They point to recent studies showing that reading to a dog greatly improves their health and behavior.
New Law Makes Air Free At Hempstead Gas StationsThe Town of Hempstead has prohibited gas stations from charging motorists a fee to fill up their tires with air, amending a nearly 40-year-old loophole that officials say allowed gas station owners to exploit incoming drivers.
Long Island Town Looks To Cut Through Red Tape To Help Elevate HomesOne Long Island town is trying to make it easier for shoreline homeowners to get their houses out of the way of Mother Nature's wrath.
Town Of Hempstead To Distribute Narcan Overdose Reversal Drug To Emergency RespondersThe Hempstead town supervisor has approved training and handing out Narcan overdose reversal kits to emergency responders.
Town Of Hempstead Considers Banning Drones At Beaches, Parks, Pools, Golf CoursesUnder the ban, violators would face fines of up to $1,500.
Law Would Let Drivers Fill Tires With Free Air At Hempstead Gas StationsDrivers routinely get some quarters ready whenever they need to fill their tires with air at a service station.
Town Of Hempstead Reserving More Commuter Spaces For ResidentsSimilar initiatives have been put in place in communities, like Glen Cove.
Post-Blizzard Cleanup Creates Unique Set Of Dangers For Drivers, Pedestrians, And HomeownersUp to 2.5-ft of snow fell on Long Island over the weekend, and many side roads are still snow covered and hazardous for drivers and pedestrians.
LI Home Thought To Be Abandoned Demolished, Owner Sues After Losing EverythingThe house was demolished as part of an ongoing effort from the Town of Hempstead to clean up the scourge of 'zombie' houses.
Man Returns Home From Lengthy Medical Recuperation To Find West Hempstead Home Demolished By TownTown officials claim they "followed all proper procedures," notifying Phil Williams with repeated registered letters beginning last October.
L.I. Pet Shop Owners Fear New Rules Would Put Them Out Of BusinessSome pet shop owners on Long Island fear tough new proposed regulations will put them out of business.