Tag: Hempstead

Hempstead Community Creates ‘Winter Wonderland’ for Children

More than 400 Hempstead children experienced the joy of the holiday season at a community Winter Wonderland event on Dec. 18.

Ex-Hempstead Public Safety Commissioner Charged With Misconduct

The Town of Hempstead's former Commissioner of Public Safety was arrested on charges he instructed a subordinate to void a ticket that a town colleague's family member received in 2018, Nassau County prosecutors said.

PoliticsNY with Skye: Behind the Curtain – Olena Nicks, Candidate for...

Olena Nicks is a first-time candidate running for Hempstead Town Clerk.

Hempstead Village, School District Plan to Work Together in New School...

The new Hempstead Union Free School District Board of Education announced its “blueprint for the future of education” after Hempstead Village Mayor Waylyn Hobbs Jr. swore the board members in on Monday.

Hempstead Teachers and Staff Rally For Salary Increases

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.

Family of Late Long Island Man Jamel Floyd Sues Brooklyn Prison...

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.

The INN Provides Hot Meals, Support to Long Islanders Facing Poverty

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.

Alleged Stop & Shop Shooter Faces Upgraded Charges

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.

New Hempstead Mayor Prioritizes Covid-19 Vaccine Access

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.

Hempstead Village Mayor Unseated in Four-way Race

A dramatic four-way race ended in the Village of Hempstead's mayor being unseated after a series of corruption investigations rocked the locality halfway through the incumbent's first four-year term.