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Interfaith Nutrition Network Steps Up To Feed The Neediest Amid Rising...

Although the pandemic has been a shock to the region and the world, the determination of volunteers and staff members at The INN to aid those in need never wavered.

Protester Falsely Claimed Driver Hit Him, Cops Say

A Hempstead man has been accused of filing a false report claiming that he was struck by a car while attending a Black Lives Matter protest in Huntington Station this week.

Hempstead Teen 3-D Prints PPE For Essential Workers

A Hempstead High School junior is partnering with local nonprofits to 3-D print plastic personal protective equipment for his school’s staff and area essential workers to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Ex-Hempstead Village Trustee Sentenced For Taking Bribes

A former Hempstead Village Trustee has been sentenced to 2 1/3 to 7 years in prison for extorting business owners, ticket fixing, and submitting false pay stubs to obtain a mortgage.

Teen CEO Wins Long Island Entrepreneur Competition

A 19-year-old sports equipment retail company CEO won the Long Island qualifying round of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), earning a chance to compete at the national competition next year. 

NY, Hempstead School Officials Meet To Plot Next Steps For Beleaguered...

New York State lawmakers and education policymakers met Thursday with Hempstead School District officials to discuss how they can work together to solve the many problems facing the troubled district, participants said.

Hempstead Buildings Department Deputy Commissioner Arrested for Theft

The Town of Hempstead Buildings Department's deputy commissioner was arrested Thursday for allegedly stealing more than $59,000 from Cedarhurst Republican Committee, Nassau County prosecutors said.

NY Police Called For Backup In Gang-Plagued Hempstead

New York State and local law enforcement agencies are joining forces in a new effort to combat a spate of recent gang violence in the Village of Hempstead, where multiple village police commanders were recently arrested.

Hempstead Village Police Chief Arrested

Hempstead Village Police Chief Paul Johnson was arrested Wednesday for allegedly fixing tickets as a favor for a former village trustee in exchange for his promotion to top cop, Nassau County prosecutors said.

Hempstead Town Councilman Ed Ambrosino Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud

Hempstead Town Councilman Edward Ambrosino has admitted to committing federal tax fraud, prompting the Republican to resign the elected seat he's held for the past 16 years.