Long Island Couple's Idea To Donate Unused Burial Plots To Families Who Lost Loved Ones To COVID Leads To Change In LegislationDeborah Salant came forward to donate burial privileges in her unused family plot in Greenfield Cemetery in Uniondale that her great-grandfather purchased in 1916.
After Another Deadly Crash, State Agrees To Study Highway Safety On Southern State ParkwayPolice said 19-year-old Herson Gonzalez was driving a Honda Pilot that sideswiped a Toyota Corolla. The Honda then crossed over the guardrail and hit an overpass.
As Seniors Face Holidays In Isolation, Experts Warn Anxiety, Depression Can Be DeadlyJeffrey Reynolds, executive director of the Family and Children's Association, says check in daily with seniors and ask probing questions, such as "did you eat today," "how are you feeling today" and "were you able to jump into the shower?"
BLM Mural Painted On Hempstead's Main Street, Road Renamed 'Black Lives Matter Way'Officials say it's the first Long Island street to be painted since the movement took off.
Hempstead School District Blames State, Federal Governments For Students Left Without Remote Learning DevicesRemote learning is underway for the district's 6,500 students. Yet, fewer than half in Hempstead Village have been provided laptops or devices.
Theodore Alston, 77, Discharged From Long Island Hospital After Nearly 5 Month Battle With Coronavirus; 'They Brought Me Back To Life'Thursday was discharge day for Theodore Alston, who was isolated from his family for four-and-a-half months
Red Flag Warning After Fishermen Catch Shark Off Town Of HempsteadRed flags will be out Monday on beaches in Hempstead, warning of the potential for sharks in the water.
Shark Spotted Off Lido Beach In Hempstead, Ninth Sighting This WeekThe shark was spotted by members of the town's newly launched Shark Patrol.
Hempstead Launches 'Shark Patrol' After Multiple Shark Sightings Along Long Island's South ShoreHempstead officials say the warm weather and increase of bait fish coming to the shores are some of the reasons we're seeing more sharks.
Some Long Island Beaches Closed Over Shark SightingsThere have been at least three shark sightings Monday.
Through Help Of Nonprofit, Unique 50% Off Campaign Designed To Energize Eateries And Customers On Long IslandThe Village of Hempstead has teamed up with a nonprofit called Split The Bill NY to help Long Island restaurants gain more customers.
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.