The Incorporated Village of Hempstead

Press Releases

January 20, 2016
Village of Hempstead Launches Parking Amnesty Program

September 10, 2015
More Than 1,000 Hempstead Children Receive School Supplies and Free Health Services

July 2, 2015
Hempstead Deputy Mayor Attends "Dump Trump" Rally
Village of Hempstead Deputy Mayor Luis Figueroa Attends Macy's Rally

July 1, 2015
Village of Hempstead Police Department Honors Retirees
Village of Hempstead Police Department Retirees Celebrate Combined 46 Years of Service

June 25, 2015
Village of Hempstead Launches Fitness Camp for Kids
Village of Hempstead Mayor Wayne Hall Fights Childhood Obesity by Partnering With Local Fitness Camp

June 19, 2015
Village of Hempstead Mayor Receives 2015 Smart Growth Award
Village of Hempstead Mayor Wayne J. Hall Sr. Honored by Vision Long Island for Government Leadership

June 8, 2015
Village of Hempstead Announces Tyree Curry 5K Memorial Race/Walk and Health Fair
Village of Hempstead Raises Funds to Support Medical Research for Kidney Disease

June 1, 2015
Village of Hempstead Fishing Trip Essay Contest
Local students write essays for the chance to go fishing with Mayor Hall

September 23, 2014
Village of Hempstead Mayor and Residents Win Crucial Battle in Regulating Liquor Sales

September 10, 2014
Hempstead Programs Improve Community Safety
Village of Hempstead Implements $1.3 Million LED Street Light Project to
Boost Neighborhood Safety for Residents

May 7, 2014
Village of Hempstead Mayor Supports the Pathway to Citizenship Program

March 31, 2014
Village of Hempstead Receives Engineering Excellence Award for Kennedy Park Energy Efficiency Upgrades

December 18, 2013
Village of Hempstead Gets Bond Rating Upgrade

August 2, 2013
Mayor Wayne Hall and National Wholesale Liquidators Promote Reading Skills in Local Community

July 30, 2013
Hempstead Village Celebrates Anniversary of Partnership with North Shore-LIJ Health System

July 17, 2013
Village of Hempstead Hosts Annual Free Lunch Program

July 16, 2013
Village of Hempstead Receives Over $8,000 for Energy Efficiency

May 21, 2013
Hempstead Police Department to Expand Seatbelt Enforcement

April 18, 2013
Hempstead Village Mayor and Trustees Attend Annual Scholarship Dinner

April 9, 2013
Village of Hempstead Mayor Hall, Deputy Mayor Hobbs, Trustee Figueroa and Justice Brantley Officially Sworn In

March 25, 2013
Mayor Wayne Hall Joins Community Rally Against Proposed Casino

March 21, 2013
Village of Hempstead’s Bonds Receive ‘A’ Rating from Standard and Poor’s

March 1, 2013
Hempstead Village Announces Launch of “Village Line” 311 System

November 20, 2012
Mayor Wayne Hall Announces Village of Hempstead Thanksgiving Food Giveaway.

June 14, 2012
Mayor Hall and Village of Hempstead Host 6th Annual 5k Run/Walk-A-Thon and Health Fair

June 12, 2012
Mayor Wayne Hall and The Village Of Hempstead Introduce New Online Tax Service

March 19, 2012
Hempstead Village To Provide New Ambulance Service To Residents

March 5, 2012
Mayor Wayne Hall Delivers State Of The Village Address To Hempstead Residents

January 25, 2012
Mayor Hall to Hempstead Residents: Crime Down by 7%, Village to Launch New Crime Reporting Service

May 3, 2011
Village of Hempstead Board Opposes Casino

April 10, 2011
The Hempstead Chamber Presents A Program By National Grid To Help Small Businesses Lower Their Costs

February 21, 2011
The Hempstead Chamber to Host Developer for Revitalization of Hempstead's Downtown

December 29, 2010
Mayor Wayne J. Hall Statement on the Death of George Milhim, Former Mayor of the Village of Hmpestead 1981 -- 1989

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Hempstead village is back in black

Amnesty for Parking Violation Tickets

April 10, 2010
24 More Arrested in Recent Crackdown on Prostitution

March 31, 2010
Village of Hempstead Meeting on Public Safety at the Hempstead Public Library
Wednesday, April 7 at 7:00 PM

February 25, 2010
Village of Hempstead Hires 17 New Police Officers
Largest group police force expansion since 1970’s

February 24, 2010
S&P Upgrades Village Rating from ‘A-’ to ‘A’

October 29, 2009
Village of Hempstead Introduces New Leaf Removal Initiative

April 21, 2009
Hempstead Village Mayor Hall Sworn-In for Second Term
Hempstead Village Trustees Henry Conyers, Livio Rosario and Village Justice Tanya Hobson-Williams Sword-In

March 17, 2009
Suozzi and Hall Announce Construction of Franklin Avenue

Community Development: Record of Accomplishments

March 11, 2009
Village Rallies to Stop Closing Of Housing Office

March 5, 2009
Village Announces Amnesty for Parking Violations

Hempstead Village Earns ‘A-’ Rating From S&P, Village Bond Rating Reaffirmed by Moody’s


February 26, 2009
Mayor Hall Delivers Hempstead state of the village address

February 11, 2009
Standard & Poor's issues Village rating of A- Standard

February 11, 2009
Village Announces Surplus for 2009

Zero Tax Increase Projected for the Upcoming Year
Administration has Secured $15 Million in Grants 

February 4, 2009
Hempstead Village Cracks Down on Illegal Rentals
Administration plans to require permits for rental housing

December 9, 2008
Village of Hempstead Appoints New Village Justice and Associate Village Justice

November 25, 2008
Village Leaders Address Community on Racial Issue

September 29, 2008
NYSDOT Awards Funding To Village For “Safe Routes To School”

September 24, 2008
Village Baa2 Bond Rating Reaffirmed by Moody’s
Hempstead Village Maintains a Stable Fiscal Outlook