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Aisha Al-Muslim

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.

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Prospective director joins Hempstead animal shelter staff

This American Staffordshire terrier was waiting to be

(Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

The potential future director of the Hempstead Town animal shelter has been hired into a different position until the current director vacates the post.

The town board unanimously voted to appoint Michael Pastore as community research assistant in the Department of General Services’ Animal Shelter and Control Division, at a salary of $85,000, effective March 24 for a probationary period of...

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