Tag: Hempstead

What Is The Most Popular Dog Name On Long Island?

The Press requested lists of licensed dog names from all 13 towns across LI and tallied the results from Hempstead, Brookhaven and Southampton—the only three municipalities that had such data to provide. Although Bella and Max were top dogs for the region, top 10 lists tallied from data provided by each town showed local preferences vary.

Roosevelt Man Charged With Manslaughter in Fatal DWI Crash

A Nassau County grand jury indicted a Roosevelt man on for driving while high and drunk and causing the crash that killed his girlfriend on her 25th birthday in Hempstead last year, prosecutors said.

43 Fun Things To Do With Your Kids On Long Island

Growing up on Long Island, many children enjoy spending time at the beach, but since kids tend to get bored quickly, they are often looking for new and exciting things to do. For parents, keeping their kids entertained—and not by just letting them waste their days playing video games or watching TV—can be a full-time job. But since parents and kids often disagree about what constitutes fun, here are some ideas for family friendly things to do on Long Island.

Hofstra University to Host 1st Trump-Clinton Presidential Debate

Hofstra University will host the first presidential debate between presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton at its Hempstead, NY campus in September. The school has hosted two presidential debates in the past, in 2008 and 2012.

Hempstead Duo Charged in Fatal Shooting

Two men were arrested for fatally shooting a 23-year-old man in the victim’s hometown of Hempstead over the Fourth of July weekend, Nassau County police said.

Hempstead Man Shot Dead

A 23-year-old man was shot and killed in his hometown of Hempstead over the Fourth of July weekend, Nassau County police said.

The Complete Guide to Long Island Colleges and Universities

Long Island’s biggest export is its college students, the old joke goes, but the region has more than a dozen institutions where students can earn degrees in virtually any field of study. From small specialty colleges to large research universities, there are plenty of options for students to stay local. Many of LI’s colleges and universities have dorms that allow for students to transfer here from elsewhere. But matching a student with the right school can be a daunting task. Here to make the process of deciding easier is the Press’ Ultimate Guide to Long Island Colleges and Universities:

Hempstead Woman Charged With Fatal Shooting

A woman was arrested for fatally shooting a 37-year-old man and wounding a teenager in Hempstead last week, Nassau County police said.

Hempstead Shooting Kills Man, 37, Injures Teen

Damien Pinckney was shot once in the chest in his Lawson Street home at 4:10 a.m. Thursday, police said.

Hempstead Woman Charged With Murder in Fatal Crash

A driver was charged with murder and other counts after the suspect allegedly ran over a 56-year-old woman, who died of her injuries, and wounded two others in Hempstead two months ago, authorities said.
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