Articles Tagged ‘Town of Hempstead’

Replanning the Nassau County Hub

Nassau County: Replanning the Nassau Hub

Five days before Sandy stormed ashore, a different kind of…



Island Park Hurricane Sandy

Island Park: Suffering 2 Weeks After Hurricane Sandy

While New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unloaded food at a Waldbaum’s parking lot in Long Beach Saturday, dozens of volunteers a mile away handed out…



Large piles of water-logged furniture and debris clutter the streets of Oceanside, where residents held a rally Nov. 9, 2012 demanding answers and accountability from LIPA and elected officials. (Christopher Twarowski/Long Island Press)

Oceanside Residents Hit by Sandy Blast LIPA, Pols

Anger. Tears. Frustration. Hundreds of Oceanside residents unleashed a torrent of anguish at the Long Island Power Authority and public officials during an emotional rally…



Three demonstrators hold up signs in protest.  (By: Rashed Mian)

Hundreds Protest at Hempstead Animal Shelter

Hundreds of animal lovers lined the sidewalk outside the Hempstead…



A screenshot of the "Kill The Kitty" video shot inside the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh. Its disturbing footage shows Acting Shelter Director Pat Horan (left, with mullet) smiling and making obscene gestures while other workers lasso a kitten with a noose while a woman's voice off-camera shouts "Kill the kitty! Kill the kitty!". A town spokesman says the video, circulating on YouTube, is at least 17 years old and Horan has been reassigned pending an investigation.

Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter “Kill The Kitty” Video Sparks Outrage

A disturbing video of Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter employees…



Reforms After ‘Wrong Grave’ Errors

Reforms are being made after the Town of Hempstead acknowledged three cemetery errors in less than a year that left coffins in the wrong grave sites. The…