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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
It would be easy to miss it. Nestled on a dead end street in the shadow of the Long Beach Road landfill, one of the largest leather closets in the country has been right in Oceanside residents’ … 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
Two businesses celebrated their ribbon cuttings on Feb. 18, as the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and Town of Hempstead officials welcomed Sands Point Physical Therapy and Breathe N Flow Yoga to the area. more
A group of 10 young entrepreneurs sat at a Mediterranean restaurant in Baldwin and stared at the pile of business cards in front of each of them. “Da’Quan, your name is a bit small,” said … more
As many Long Islanders surf the web, swarm malls and sweep through big-box stores during the holiday shopping season, small businesses in Oceanside and Island Park are giving residents a reason to shop locally instead. more
A commercial laundry facility on Long Beach Road, formerly Oceanside Institutional Industries, is slated to become a self-storage facility in the coming months after the Town of Hempstead granted a … more
Nine bakeries –– six of them Italian pastry shops –– were in business in Elmont when Paul Sapienza took over his parents’ popular Hempstead Turnpike bakery, Sapienza’s, in 1973. more
Several dozen Nassau County residents, interest groups and politicians came together at a Oct. 26 public hearing to comment on an 8.4 percent rate hike sought by New York American Water to pay for infrastructure, taxes and water delivery costs. The hearing was organized and chaired by the Department of Public Service and held at Malverne Village Hall. more
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