Nassau County Police On Alert Following 'Credible' Threats Against OfficersThe Nassau County police commissioner sent a message loud and clear Thursday night after two threats to kill police officers surfaced in less than 24 hours.
Town Of Hempstead Supervisor Files Lawsuit Over Her Predecessor’s Controversial No-Layoff ClauseFormer GOP town supervisor Anthony Santino protected 192 town employees with appointments, transfers and promotions during his final days in office.
Nassau Companies Benefiting From So-Called Tourism Loophole At Taxpayers’ ExpenseFitness centers, self-storage facilities and car dealerships in Nassau County are allowed a state tourism exemption tax break for projects if they attract 50 percent of their customers from outside the region.
Town Of Hempstead Renames Street, School In Honor Of Civil Rights HeroGen. Joseph A. McNeil was a founding member of the Greensboro Four, who led the 1960s sit-in at the segregated Woolworth Lunch Counter in North Carolina.
Hempstead School Officials Unveil Action Plan For Struggling DistrictUnder orders from the state, officials are setting out to rebuild the troubled district with protocols that have eluded Hempstead for years.
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.

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