Tag Archive | "Hempstead"

Hempstead Town Appoints Bruce Blakeman and Erin King Sweeney to Board

Wednesday, January 14, 2015


Erin King Sweeney to serve 5th District, Bruce Blakeman Named to 3rd District The Hempstead Town Board has moved to fill two vacancies, appointing Erin King Sweeney as Councilwoman in the 5th District and Bruce Blakeman to the 3rd District’s Councilmanic seat. Sweeney will be replacing Councilwoman Angie Cullin, who has retired from her post […]

Hempstead Town Animal Shelter Earns Top Ratings

Monday, February 27, 2012


Earns Top Ratings in Two New York State Inspection Reports; No Deficiencies Found The Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter is in outstanding shape and is providing excellent care for shelter animals, according to two inspection reports handed down by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets. The Animal Shelter received the highest possible […]

Murray Administration Receives Top Municipal Budgeting Honors

Thursday, February 23, 2012


Earns Eighth Consecutive ‘Excellence in Financial Reporting’ Award Hempstead Town has once again earned the Excellence in Financial Reporting Award, the highest municipal budgeting honor, given by a renowned group of independent accounting professionals. It is the eighth consecutive year that Hempstead Town, led by the Murray administration, has received the honor awarded annually by […]

Hempstead Town Board Okays $50K for Water Authority Takeover Study

Wednesday, February 22, 2012


The Hempstead Town Board today voted unanimously to commit $50,000 to the Water Authority of Southeastern Nassau County to finance research for a feasibility study on the potential takeover of the private water company, Aqua New York, Inc. The funds, combined with an additional $25,000 set aside by the Town of Oyster Bay, will assist […]

Hempstead Helps Ford Cruises Into Levittown

Tuesday, February 21, 2012


Murray and Hudes Welcome New Car Dealership to Community Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray and Hempstead Town Councilman Gary Hudes welcomed Levittown Ford to the neighborhood on Thursday during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new car dealership located at 3195 Hempstead Turnpike. Murray and Hudes played a role assisting the owners of Levittown Ford in finding […]

DEC Closes Shellfishing Areas in the Town of Hempstead

Sunday, February 19, 2012


Shellfish harvesting areas in the Town of Hempstead will close effective February 18, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on February 17th. The closure impacts approximately 7,100 acres, covering all the underwater lands in Hempstead Bay lying west of the northbound lanes of Wantagh Parkway. All shellfish harvesting in these lands will […]

GI Love Stories from Hempstead

Tuesday, February 14, 2012


Hempstead Town Holds Valentine’s Day Wedding Renewals for Veterans with Great Wartime Love Stories The fighter planes at the American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale are no strangers to the sky, having flown missions above Europe, Asia and the Middle East during the great wars of the past century. But this Valentine’s Day, only love will […]

Hempstead, Oyster Bay Towns Commit $75,000 to Southeastern Nassau Water Authority to Study Public Takeover of Aqua

Sunday, January 15, 2012


After reviving an inactive Water Authority of Southeastern Nassau County, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto have committed $75,000 to finance research and other costs associated with a feasibility study on the takeover of a private water company, Aqua New York, Inc. The overriding determinant in this takeover study is […]

TOH’s Murray, Hudes Help Senior Citizens Learn How to Safeguard Their Homes from “Distraction Burglary”

Saturday, January 7, 2012


Residential burglaries are invasions of privacy and are threats to the safety and quality of life enjoyed by Hempstead Town residents. Many burglars prey on our most vulnerable citizens, tending to target the senior citizens in our community. Indeed, there have been nine “distraction burglaries”  and attempted robberies in our area since December 9th, whereby […]

Hempstead’s Kate Murray Sworn it for 5th Term

Wednesday, January 4, 2012


Murray Inauguration Focuses on Unity and Prosperity. Cullin, Darcy and Ambrosino Installed to Council, Bonilla as Clerk and Clavin as Receiver Sponsor . . . . Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray, the first woman elected Supervisor of America’s largest township, was inducted for her fifth term during a moving ceremony at Hempstead Town Hall on […]

Hempstead Town Seeking VITA Volunteers; Residents Needed to Help Seniors File Income Tax Returns

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

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To assist senior citizens in filing their income tax returns, Hempstead Town’s Department of Senior Enrichment is seeking volunteers to help run the town’s free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. VITA is offered in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). “VITA is an invaluable service offered to senior citizens who require assistance in […]

Give the Gift of Love This Holiday Season: Hempstead Town Offers Free Pet Adoptions

Saturday, November 12, 2011


As you prepare to shop for the holiday season, consider adding the gift of love to the wish list. Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and the entire Town Board invite you to visit the Animal Shelter between November 12th and January 15th during the Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Program. During this special period, […]

By the Numbers – Town of Hempstead Election Results

Friday, November 11, 2011


The results of the 2011 Town of Hempstead elections for Supervisor, Town Council, Town Clerk and Receiver of Taxes.  By the numbers only. Hempstead Supervisor   (VOTE FOR) 1 (WITH 644 OF 648 PRECINCTS COUNTED 99.38%) Gary B. PORT (DEM) . . . . . . . 35,217 33.13 Kate MURRAY (REP). . . . […]

2011 Nassau County Election Results

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

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Percentage of Districts Reporting: 100% SUMMARY REPORT Nassau County Unofficial Results Run Date:11/09/11 General Election RUN TIME:01:31 AM November 8, 2011 VOTES PERCENT PRECINCTS COUNTED (OF 1160) . . . . 1,150 99.14 REGISTERED VOTERS - TOTAL . . . . . 0 BALLOTS CAST - TOTAL. . . . . . . 205,146 BALLOTS […]

Patch – Nassau Election 2011 Coverage

Sunday, November 6, 2011


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