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Incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino, a Republican, faces a challenge this year by Democrat Laura Gillen, who is an attorney. more
In the wake of the hurricanes that affected Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association discussed hurricane preparedness at its monthly meeting on Sept. 18. … more
The New York State Department of Transportation, acting on the recommendation of State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, will reduce the speed limit on Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead from 35 to 30 miles per … more
New York officials say they hope to generate half of the state’s power from renewable sources by 2030. To meet this goal, officials are looking to the recently constructed Block Island offshore wind farm as a model for how renewable energy can power whole communities. more
Remembered for his 40-plus years as a coach and teacher, the late longtime Malvernite Colbert Britt will be honored at this year’s Homecoming on Oct. 14. On July 11, the Board of Education … more
School spirit was on full display at West Hempstead High School’s Homecoming parade on Sept. 16. From members of the Board of Education to high school students from each grade, the school community … more
The death toll was climbing steadily on Monday, less than 24 hours after a lone gunman opened fire with an assault weapon from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas during country music star Jason Aldean's performance at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. In the crowd at the Aldean concert was Peter Meehan, 24, of Rockville Centre, who flew to Las Vegas last Thursday to attend the three-day music festival with his girlfriend. more
Roughly two months after the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan reversed New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s corruption conviction, a federal appeals panel overturned those of former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, on Tuesday. more
As the sun set and the stars appeared in the sky, hundreds of doctors, nurses, elected officials and businesspeople gathered at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury for a cause vital to the … more
The hundreds of people streaming into Point Lookout Park on Monday morning for a ceremony to dedicate the Town of Hempstead’s permanent 9/11 memorial passed through an arch at the front entrance, formed by two fire engines’ tower ladders and a massive American flag. The Point Lookout-Lido Fire Department erected the arch. more
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