Hempstead Reform Bill In Limbo Awaiting Gov. Cuomo's SignatureThe bill would require first-of-its-kind monitoring to the Hempstead school district where, for years, fewer than half the students graduate.
Demanding Answers: Gov. Cuomo Has Yet To Sign Hempstead Schools Monitor Bill, And That Has Some Very ConcernedWeeks away from the start of a new school year, a bill that could help transform one of the most troubled school districts in New York state awaits Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature.
SUV Plunges Into Pond At Hempstead Lake State ParkCrews are working to remove the vehicle from the lake.
Lawmaker Asks NYS To Investigate Hempstead Buildings Department's Handling Of Post-Sandy Rebuilding ProcessSeven years after Superstorm Sandy, one of the hardest hit towns is asking New York state to review alleged mismanagement in the rebuilding process for thousands of homes.
Hempstead Supervisor Charges Popular Beach Club With Failing To Pay Up To $500,000 In RentA controversial contract is creating a battle over a popular beach club in the town of Hempstead.
Long Island Town Collecting Golf Equipment To Send To Troops OverseasMany don't realize how golf is used overseas by the men and women who fight for this country every day.
Hempstead Senior Citizens Terrified Of Living Complex's Fickle ElevatorsSome Long Island senior citizens are asking for help with broken elevators at their apartment complex causing mean big problems for their day-to-day lives.
Woman's Drowning Death Prompts Launch Of Riptide Awareness ProgramTheir safety program slogan is "Beware the grip of the rip."
Police Arrest Suspect In Attempted Kidnapping Of 13-Year-Old Girl On Long IslandAuthorities said a 13-year-old girl was on her way home from Lawrence Road Middle School around 12:20 p.m. Tuesday when she noticed someone following her.
New York Lawmakers Pass Legislation To Have State Intervene In Hempstead SchoolsThe bill, which passed unanimously, means there will be unprecedented monitoring, and a three-person panel will have veto power over superintendent selection and spending.
New York State Legislature To Vote On Adding Panel Oversight Of Hempstead SchoolsThe New York state Senate passed unprecedented legislation Wednesday calling for intervention to help the struggling Hempstead School District, and now the Assembly will weigh in on the bill.
Hempstead School Board Members Take Exception To Intervention Proposal, Fight For Independence In AlbanyVotes could soon take place in Albany on unprecedented state intervention into the struggling Hempstead School District.
'We Need To Do Something Drastic': First-Of-Its-Kind State Intervention Proposed In Hempstead School DistrictThe bill has received a scathing reaction from the elected Hempstead board of education.
Hempstead Town Board To Vote On Controversial Outsourcing ContractSupervisor Laura Gillen says Ana Maria Hurtado's contract with Alcott HR secured Hurtado a lucrative post-retirement job in violation of town and state ethics laws.
Long Island Basketball Coach Accused Of Punching 10-Year-Old PlayerThe incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Sid Jacobsen Jewish Center in Greenvale.