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Gazing at a take on Vincent van Gogh’s “Starry Night” assembled entirely from items headed for the trash, Christian Sikiric, a fourth-grader at Notre Dame School in New Hyde Park, pointed out the items he and 31 of his classmates used to bring the piece to life.
The sky was made of blue labels peeled off water bottles. The stars were the bottoms of egg cartons painted yellow. This version...Read more »
The North Hempstead town board is slated to vote Tuesday on whether to raise its salaries and those of other elected officials by as much as 37.5 percent.
Under the proposal, first shopped by interim Supervisor John Riordan last month, town board members would see their pay increase to $55,000 from $40,000 a year, a hike of $15,000, or 37.5 percent.
Other elected officials also would...Read more »
North Hempstead’s Business and Tourism Development Corp. will hold social media seminars for entrepreneurs looking to learn or refine their digital skills.
The seminar, “Social Media III: Facebook, Google, YouTube & You,” is scheduled for Dec. 3 at the Harbor Links Golf Course Club House in Port Washington. It begins at 8 a.m.
Among the industry professionals scheduled to speak:...Read more »
North Hempstead residents can dispose of hazardous waste during a Stop Throwing Out Pollutants — S.T.O.P. — event scheduled for Nov. 3 in Port Washington.
The event, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., will take place at North Hempstead Beach Park, 175 West Shore Rd., in the North Lot. Items residents can surrender include aerosols, pesticides, fertilizers, bulbs, lithium batteries, television sets,...Read more »
The North Hempstead Town Board voted Tuesday to hold a public hearing on the proposed 2014 budget on Nov. 7, shooting down a proposal by a Republican councilwoman to hold the hearing before Election Day.
Councilwoman Dina De Giorgio, a Republican running for town supervisor, has argued that the hearing and vote should be held before Election Day to give voters a chance to see if the adopted...Read more »