New York State’s Top Officials Call On Hempstead School Board To Work TogetherThe sad turmoil in one of Long Island’s struggling school districts has the attention of New York State’s highest leaders. First, the education commissioner, and now, the governor himself is weighing in.
Town Of Hempstead Wants NY To Cover Cost Of Processing Early Tax PaymentsThe Town of Hempstead wants reimbursement from the state for the cost of processing early tax payments.
Tri-State Towns Overwhelmed With Homeowners Making Early Tax PaymentsAround the New York area, homeowners were scrambling to pay property taxes before a new federal code takes effect next year.
Long Island Town Donating Used Golf Balls, Other Equipment To Soldiers OverseasThe Town of Hempstead has partnered with Bunkers in Baghdad which donates used golf equipment to troops serving overseas in combat zones.
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.