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The Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to increase the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, liquid nicotine, electronic cigarettes and all smoking paraphernalia to 21 during a board meeting on April 25. more
Last Hope Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Shelter was awarded a $15,000 grant from the Petco Foundation last month to help fund kitten adoptions. more
The Wantagh Chamber of Commerce celebrated the blooming flower buds and warmer weather at the 26th annual Spring Fun Hunt, held on April 9 at Wantagh Park. more
Behind the scenes access to the new NYCB Live Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. more
New York State named the Town of Hempstead a Clean Energy Community earlier this month, a designation that qualifies the town for $150,000 in grant funding to pursue additional renewable energy … more
Members of the Wantagh Chamber of Commerce celebrated at the annual installation ceremony at the Riviera in Massapequa on Feb. 16. The organization’s new leaders said that they are looking forward to planning events, meetings residents and business owners and engaging in community service projects in 2017. more
Throughout February, the Association for Career and Technical Education sponsored a national awareness campaign to recognize programs that prepare high school students for “high-wage, high-demand careers” in health care, information technology, law enforcement, hospitality and management. In the Wantagh-Seaford area, a slew of these programs are offered year-round at the Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Center in the Levittown School District. more
Research from the Citizens Campaign for the Environment, compiled from three years of publicly available water quality reports, found high levels of 1,4 dioxane in water serviced by the 39 water districts, including the Water Authority of Western Nassau, the Franklin Square Water District, New York American Water’s Lynbrook and Merrick Operations Districts, and the Town of Hempstead Water District. more
The Town of Hempstead is fighting a court decision that temporarily bars it from requiring gas station owners to provide free compressed air 24 hours a day so drivers can fill their tires. more
Wantagh, Seaford and Levittown residents had a cool time celebrating the season at the Levittown Community Council WinterFest. more
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