Town of Hempstead

Ryan Mallon and Enrique Montanez were kicked out of this Lido Beach playground for being too old. (credit: CBS2)

Long Island Men Kicked Off Playground Say Signs Weren’t Clear

While praciting their moves last week, their camera was rolling when two town of Hempstead public safety officers told them they were too old to be there and would have to leave,

04/09/2015

A Woodmere, Long Island man says noise from a leaf blower is disrupting his life. (Credit: CBS2)

Woodmere Man Says Landscaping Crews Are Driving His Neighborhood Nuts With Noise

A homeowner in Woodmere, Long Island said the noise from landscapers is driving him absolutely nuts.

04/07/2015

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Pothole Problems Persist Throughout Tri-State Area

It’s an all out war against potholes in the Town of Hempstead on Long Island.

03/16/2015

Snow falls in Massapequa, Long Island on March 5, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

As Another Snowstorm Hits, Long Islanders Fed Up With Winter

Long Islanders were saying “enough already” Thursday as yet another snowstorm hit the area, and some towns have also been hit with serious concerns about road salt shortages.

03/05/2015

A Long Island family criticized the Town of Hempstead after they were unable to get their disabled son into his pediatrician's office due to mounds of snow that went uncleared. (Photo: CBS2)

Family Of Disabled Teen Takes Town Of Hempstead To Task Over Lack Of Snow Removal

The snow, slush and ice create added problems for the disabled and their caregivers.

03/03/2015

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

Scales of justice (credit: ClipArt.com)

Former Hempstead Town Deputy Finance Commissioner Sues Over Firing

An attorney for a 21-year veteran deputy finance commissioner for the Town of Hempstead announced a legal claim Wednesday, alleging that age, sex and ethnic discrimination were the reason he was fired.

12/17/2014

Time and weather are threatening the dwindling number of marsh houses in the water off Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Time, Weather Taking A Toll On Historic Long Island Marsh Houses

You’ve probably seen them in the waters off of Long Island and were not sure what they were. Bay houses, some of them over a hundred years old, are seeing their numbers dwindle.

08/08/2014

Monkey picture labeled 'Jimmy's baby picture' that was posted on bulletin board of Town of Hempstead highway department facility in Levittown. (credit: Handout)

Town Official: Hempstead Highway Worker Target Of ‘Disgusting Act of Racial Hatred’

Officials said a photo of a monkey labeled “Jimmy’s baby picture” was found on a bulletin board at a Hempstead highway facility in Levittown.

04/29/2014

Town of Hempstead Supervisor holds a carbon monoxide detector as she pushes for a law requiring their use at places of public assembly, Feb. 25, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Hempstead Town Supervisor Wants Mandatory CO Detectors At Most Public Places

Officials on Long Island continue to push for laws requiring businesses to install carbon monoxide detectors following the death of a restaurant manager over the weekend.

02/25/2014

Geese gather in Seaford, Long Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Town Of Hempstead Outlaws Large-Scale Bird Feedings

The Hempstead Town Board voted uananimously Tuesday for a law that targets property owners who attract many birds with large amounts of food.

02/04/2014

Town of Hempstead crews load salt onto trucks at Levittown salt dome on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hempstead Not Sweating Snow-Removal Budget

Despite an especially frigid and snowy winter, a surplus of salt has helped the Town of Hempstead with its snow budget for this year.

01/29/2014

Baldwin home now needs sprinkler system. (Credit CBS 2)

Fire Sprinklers Add To Sandy Victim’s Financial Woes

Town officials have told a Baldwin homeowner that the home now requires a sprinkler system.

12/05/2013

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

Hempstead Officials Propose Giving Themselves Raises Of Up To $10,000

A public hearing on the proposal will be held Dec. 10.

12/03/2013

Speed safety sign outside Saw Mill Road Elementary School in North Bellmore, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Electronic Speed Signs Being Installed Near Hempstead Schools

The electronic signs display a driver’s speed as they go by. They’re posted below the signs alerting drivers that the speed limit in a school zone is 15 mph.

10/08/2013

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