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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Hempstead for Hofstra/Hofstra for Hempstead

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The 46th Annual Hempstead for Hofstra/Hofstra for Hempstead Scholarship Dinner will be held at Hofstra University on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 6:00p.m.

The Hempstead for Hofstra/Hofstra for Hempstead Scholarship Committee raises funds to make it possible for deserving students from Hempstead to attend Hofstra University.  Last year, more than $40,000 was raised to award scholarships. As a local ...

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VILLAGE NEWSROOM
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Mayor Ryan Joins Hundreds of Mayors to Call on Congress to Extend the Solar Investment Tax Credit

Bipartisan coalition of mayors see solar tax credit as critical for climate fight and economic growth

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 22, 2019   – A bipartisan group of 231 mayors from Tacoma, Wash to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. sent a letter to Congress today urging them to pass the Renewable Energy Extension Act (HR 3961/S. 2289), a five-year exte...

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VILLAGE NEWSROOM
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Hempstead Police Help Launch “School’s Open - Drive Carefully” Campaign

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Hempstead, NY (August 26, 2019) - AAA Northeast launched its 74th annual “School’s Open - Drive Carefully” program at the Hempstead Police Department.  The program alerts drivers to be extra careful behind the wheel ...

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VILLAGE NEWSROOM
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Hempstead teachers, school professionals and community members celebrate Arbor Day

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Members of unions representing Hempstead school staff, elected officials and others gathered at Hempstead High School to mark the 147th national celebration of Arbor Day.

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.April 26, 2019 — Members of unions representing Hempstead school staff, elected officials and others gathered at Hempstead High School today to mark the 147th national celebration of Arbor Day.

At a date to be determined in the near future, ...

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VILLAGE NEWSROOM
Posted on: March 31, 2019

Hempstead Police Dept and Nassau County Police Dept announces "Hempstead Initiative"

The initiative efforts has led to 100 arrests as well as gun and drug seizures within the first two weeks

Village of Hempstead Police Department and Nassau County PD announces "Hempstead Initiative" an ongoing crime reduction operation which has led to 100 arrests as well as gun and drug seizures over the past two weeks. This project was created by ...

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VILLAGE NEWSROOM
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Village of Hempstead Joins Buckle Up NY Campaign

Buckle Up New York, Click it or Ticket Campaign Set to begin on May 21, 2018

In an effort to increase motorist safety, the Village of Hempstead announced today it will participate in the annual Buckle Up New York, Click it or Ticket Campaign.  The program is sponsored by the NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committ...

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VILLAGE NEWSROOM
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Village of Hempstead ESPRI Completes First Phase of Research to Reduce Poverty

The Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI) empowers community members to work together in an effort to reduce the number of households residing in poverty and increase the number of households with earned income above poverty.

 

March 15, 2018 (Hempstead, NY) – The Village of Hempstead and United Way of Long Island jointly announced today the completion of Phase I of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI). ...

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VILLAGE NEWSROOM
Posted on: February 19, 2018

Hempstead Village Honors Civil Rights Pioneer Major General Joseph A. McNeil

Village resident and Founding member of Greensboro Four Sit-ins honored with street dedication and school renaming in tribute of his sacrifice.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 marked a very special occasion in the Village of Hempstead and especially for one of our true heroes.  As part of the Village of Hempstead’s 375th Anniversary celebration, Mayor Don Ryan was joined by Village ...

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VILLAGE NEWSROOM
Posted on: August 21, 2017

Village of Hempstead Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI) Launches New Website

This initiative empowers community members to work together in an effort to reduce the number of households residing in poverty.

August 21, 2017 (Hempstead, NY) – The Village of Hempstead is one of 16 communities in New York State chosen to be part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI). This initiative empowers community members to work togeth...

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