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BloggersAisha Al-Muslim Jennifer Barrios Bill Bleyer Denise M. Bonilla Sophia Chang Tara Conry Carl Corry Erin Geismar Mitch Freedman Mackenzie Issler Carl MacGowan Deborah S. Morris Emily Ngo Candice Ruud Nicholas Spangler Joshua Stewart Brittany Wait Patrick Whittle
I am one of two reporters, along with Patrick Whittle, covering the Town of Hempstead. I also report on the villages of Hempstead, Freeport, Garden City, Malverne, Valley Stream and others. My goal is to report stories that interest residents in the town, while being informative, fair, accurate and balanced. I will be covering stories involving local politics, safety issues and economic development. I will also highlight community members and businesses making a difference or succeeding in the town. I also speak Spanish.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced $260,000 in funding for 23 projects, including a Roosevelt group, as part of the FreshConnect farmers market program, launched in 2011 to bring fresh produce from New York farms to underserved communities throughout the state.
The Roosevelt Community Revitalization Group Inc., which runs Roosevelt Community Farmers Market, will get $15,000 after being selected...Read more »
State Sen. Charles J. Fuschillo Jr. (R-Merrick), in conjunction with South Nassau Communities Hospital, will sponsor a free prostate cancer screening event Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Roosevelt Library, 27 W. Fulton Ave., Roosevelt.
The program is open to all Nassau County men with or without health insurance. Screenings will include a prostate-specific antigen blood test.
Patients...Read more »
Garden City Village has been awarded more than $4.5 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency public assistance as reimbursement for the cost of debris removal after superstorm Sandy, federal officials said.
“This reimbursement for debris cleanup is critical in making sure that residents of Garden City are not on the hook entirely for the expenses,” Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said...Read more »
Residents can safely dispose of expired or unused medications during a “Shed the Meds” event on Saturday.
State Sen. Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is sponsoring the program from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Roosevelt Library, 27 West Fulton Ave. in Roosevelt.
The program allows residents to drive in and drop off medications for safe disposal with officers from the Nassau County Police...Read more »