Consumers Participate In 'Blackout Day' To Support Black-Owned BusinessesHempstead is one of the many towns around the country observing "Blackout Day" to support black-owned businesses.
Playgrounds, Campgrounds, Swimming Pools & Dog Parks Allowed To Reopen On Long IslandFamilies are asking to speed up reopening, and the county executive agrees.
Thousands Participate In Massive Black Lives Matter Protest On Long IslandThousands of people rallied and marched through neighborhoods in Merrick.
New State Monitor Appointed In Hempstead School DistrictHempstead has long been cited as one of the most struggling school districts in the state and nation.
Frustrated Long Island Business Owners Have Message For Gov. Cuomo: We Need To Reopen NowNassau and Suffolk counties are close to meeting the state's requirements for starting to reopen. But a group of business owners say close is not enough.
Families, Nursing Home Improvising Safe In-Person Reunions For Mother's DayOne nursing home on Long Island has an answer for all the moms who cannot be with loved ones because they are staying safe in isolation.
Fired Hempstead School District Superintendent Wants U.S. Supreme Court To Review CaseShimon Waronker was fired as Hempstead School District superintendent in 2018 amid allegations of misconduct.
Hofstra University's 'Career Closet' For Students Going Strong In Second YearThousands of pieces of professional clothing are free for the taking for Hofstra University students.
New Hempstead Town Supervisor Donald Clavin Eliminating Some Government Take-Home VehiclesMany of the town of Hempstead government vehicles will be offered for sale.
Police: 2 Career Criminals Arrested For Hempstead MurderPolice say the victim was taking a nap in his car after a night out with friends when the two men attacked and stole two cell phones.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Bill That Would Bring Monitors To Hempstead, Wyandanch SchoolsThe districts are the poorest on Long Island in terms of taxable property values and family incomes.
28 Treated, 9 Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Incident In HempsteadOfficials say illegally installed heaters are to blame for a carbon monoxide leak in a fully occupied apartment building on Wednesday morning.
Sources: Lindsay Lohan's Mom Leaves Scene Of Fender Bender On Long IslandSources say the 57-year-old mother of the "Freaky Friday" and "Mean Girls" star was driving on Old Mill Road in North Merrick, N.Y., when she got into a collision with another vehicle and allegedly fled the scene.
Babysitter Accused Of Burning 2-Year-Old In Scalding Bath, Leaving Child Alone On Long IslandThe Nassau County Police Department says a 19-year-old has been charged with reckless assault of a child by a child day care provider and two related charges.
Hempstead Village Celebrates First Day Of KwanzaaThe Long Island village of Hempstead kicked off the week-long Kwanzaa holiday Thursday with a community celebration.