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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.
The Hempstead Town Board of Appeals has granted unanimously special exceptions and variances that would make way for a family-geared fitness complex on the site of the former Fortunoff’s Clearance Center property in Garden City.
The redevelopment project is a joint venture between two real estate developers, the Garden City-based Engel Burman Group and Woodmere-based Basser-Kaufman, which...Read more »
Hempstead Town Councilman Anthony Santino will give Oceanside and Island Park residents an opportunity next week to meet with town officials and address problems or concerns in their communities.
There will be Oceanside/Island Park town hall meeting on Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Orens Middle School, on 150 Trafalgar Blvd. in Island Park.
Representatives from various Town of Hempstead...Read more »
The Town-Village Aircraft Safety Noise Abatement Committee plans to host a meeting Monday to discuss concerns over low-flying planes and ways to control jet noise in communities near Kennedy and LaGuardia airports.
The meeting is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. at the Village of Lawrence Yacht and Country Club, at 101 Causeway in Lawrence. Representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration, Port...Read more »
The Hempstead Town Animal Shelter is offering free pet adoptions that started yesterday and runs until Jan. 5 during its annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Program.
All pet adoption fees will be waived during the program, which started Saturday, to give residents an opportunity to welcome a cat or dog into their homes. Free rabies vaccinations, testing for feline AIDS/leukemia and microchipping,...Read more »