Members of the Hempstead Classroom Teachers Association have been rallying with staff, students, and retirees, to demand increased wages as they lined up outside Hempstead School District headquarters.
The family of Jamel Floyd, who grew up and was laid to rest in Hempstead after his death in 2020, sued the Metropolitan Detention Center and 30 MDC correctional officers in federal court on Wednesday on five counts, including wrongful death and negligence in the face of a fatal medical episode.
Though not open to guests indoors since March 2020, the Interfaith Nutrition Network (The INN) keeps its food, job, housing, and mental health assistance programs running in new ways.
The Hempstead man who allegedly shot his former employees at a West Hempstead Stop & Shop in April, killing one and injuring two, got hit with extra charges during his arraignment on Friday, according to Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas.
Immediately after being sworn into office on Monday, the newly elected mayor of Hempstead village, Waylyn Hobbs Jr, called for improved access to the coronavirus vaccine for the community’s residents.
A pair of Hempstead parents died of Covid-19 just two weeks apart, leaving behind their two children — but now the community is rallying to support the kids the couple left behind.
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.
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.
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.