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Monday, December 22, 2014
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Now that the West Hempstead Board of Education has voted to give West Hempstead’s resident veterans a school tax exemption, how do our veterans go about taking advantage of this benefit? more
Years ago, Dorothy Goosby, councilwoman for Lakeview and other areas of the Town of Hempstead, was looking for a way to get people more engaged with local government. She wanted to find a way to encourage her constituents and more freely express their opinions and needs. 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
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
When Patricia Cooper of West Hempstead started volunteering for the March of Dimes — a leading nonprofit for pregnancy and baby health — little did she realize the impact it would have on her own life. more
For decades, the roughly 150 people who work for the Town of Hempstead’s Sanitary District 6 have parked their cars and their garbage trucks in the lot across the street from the district’s offices, at 80 Cherry Valley Ave. in West Hempstead. The district has rented the lot from the Village of Garden City, which owns it, for more than 25 years. 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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