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When you’re the spouse of a police officer, you have to deal with the daily reality that someone, somewhere, may turn violent when confronted by your loved one. And if that’s not enough disrespect, you now also have to read and hear the hate-spewed messages that appear to be aimed at every police officer due to the Ferguson and Eric Garner cases. How does a police officer’s spouse cope? more
Its boxy base is made of metal, and otherwise unremarkable. It’s got a long antenna, protruding about 11 feet into the air, topped by a microphone. It’s not a piece of art, by a long shot, or remotely pleasing to look at. more
It looks like USA Gas in Malverne Park will be selling gas again after all. At a Town of Hempstead board meeting last month, USA Gas’s property, at the intersection of Morris, Hempstead and Ocean avenues, was rezoned from Residence A to GSS (gas service station). The town board then granted Snuggle Ventures, the station’s owner, a permit to install four gas storage tanks to replace its expired, 33-year-old tanks, which were ordered sealed off by the Nassau County fire marshal two years ago. more
As we look forward to the joys of the holidays, it can be all too easy to get wrapped up in the excitement of the season and spend more than you can afford. According to a survey by Price Waterhouse … more
There’s good news — potentially — for residents of Riveria Court, Sheldon Place, and Malverne and Nassau Avenues: Clean water should soon be on the way, hopefully before winter sets in. more
After a four-year hiatus, weekend service on the Long Island Railroad returns to the West Hempstead branch this Saturday, Nov. 22. The train will run every two hours between West Hempstead and the Penn Station and/or Atlantic Terminal stations, with connecting service at Valley Stream and Jamaica. more
Herald Community Newspapers had a strong showing in the Local Media Association’s 2014 advertising and promotions contest. The Herald picked up four awards from among hundreds … more
Since it unofficially opened in November 2013, New York American Water’s filtration plant in Lynbrook, known as Plant #15, has amassed some impressive statistics. According to Richard Kern, a production manager for the facility, the site filters 4 million gallons of water a day, drawn from two wells in its facility that are 500 to 600 feet deep. The water is treated to ensure its drinkability and cleanliness: chlorine is added to kill bacteria, sodium hydroxide is added to regulate acidity, and sodium silicates are added to sequester iron. more
Last year was the last straw for Jeanne D’Esposito of Malverne. The brown water in her house was beyond bearable, so she called New York American Water to complain. Soon afterward, three employees of the utility were sent to her house, saw the brown water stains, tested the water and followed up with her a week later. “They told me my street’s water main needed to be replaced, and that it was scheduled for replacement in 2014,” she said. more
Diagonally across the street from the attractive West 130 development, a residential property that became a reality thanks to the relentless efforts of the area’s civic leaders and residents, sits its antithesis — a dilapidated building that has been the object of years of local disdain: 101 Hempstead Turnpike. more
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