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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Business
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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
Buying a home is more than just making a purchase — it’s one of the most important decisions in a person’s life. Owning a home can be a source of comfort, pride, security and stability. But … more
During the July town board meeting last Tuesday, the Town of Hempstead awarded a $1.4 million road improvement contract to Richard W. Grim, Inc. of Remsenburg. The company was the lowest of six … more
Westwood Park, a favorite play area for Malverne children, is also apparently a hot spot for ground bees. more
If there’s an illegal apartment on your West Hempstead block and you don’t want to go on record as the complainant, the West Hempstead Community Support Association wants to be your voice. It will even remove your name permanently from the complaint and attach its name to it. more
It’s a typical Thursday in the thick of a hot summer afternoon in Malverne, but activity on Crossroads Farm is bustling. Set up on the farm are over a dozen vendors selling everything from fresh product to homemade jams, specialty coffees, cheeses and more. “We have the farmers market here on Thursdays from 1:00 - 6:30 p.m.,” said Lona Graepel of Long Island Farmers Markets. Ms. Graepel organizes the farmers market for Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s and other locations throughout Long Island. more
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