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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Supervisor Clavin Proposes Tax-Freeze Budget for 2023; Marks 3rd Straight Year No Town Increase

Supervisor Clavin and Receiver Driscoll Present 2023 Budget to Town Clerk Murray

Despite rising costs and crippling inflation across the United States, Supervisor Don Clavin has proposed a 2023 town budget that freezes taxes while maintaining all town programs and services. This spending plan marks the 3rd straight year that taxes hav...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Clavin, Murray, Driscoll to Host First-Time Homebuyer Seminars

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Buying a first home can be overwhelming. There are so many aspects that can make it an intimidating experience. With things like broker fees, mortgages, property taxes, and home inspections to worry about, it’s not easy to know how to begin. Hempstead Sup...

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Posted on: October 24, 2021

Supervisor Clavin & Council Members Host Annual Firematic Awards

Hempstead Town Board honors Firefighters at Annual Firematic Awards

Supervisor Don Clavin and the Hempstead Town Board today held the annual Firematic Awards Ceremony, a special recognition ceremony to express the town’s gratitude to heroic firefighters from across America’s largest township. Superviso...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Hempstead Town Clerk Murray Performs 500th Wedding Ceremony

Town Clerk Kate Murray Performs 500th Wedding Ceremony

Today, Hempstead Town Clerk Kate Murray performed her 500th wedding ceremony since she returned to Town government in January 2020 – 421 of those weddings since the start of the pandemic.

“Wedding ceremonies were always one of my favori...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Supervisor Clavin & Council Members Adopt 2022 Town Budget Cutting Taxes & Maintaining Services

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On Heels of Two Credit Rating Upgrades for Town of Hempstead, Town Board Approves Tax-Cut Budget That Preserves Programs, While Enhancing Facilities and Infrastructure

Supervisor Don Clavin and the Hempstead Town Board unanimously adopted the 2022 Town of ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Clavin and Murray Relaunch Town of Hempstead’s ‘Do Not Knock’ Program

Town Officials relaunch Do Not Knock Program

In Effort to Reduce Number of Unwanted Solicitors, Free “Do Not Knock” Decals are Available Through Town Clerk’s Office

In an effort to enhance quality of life and public safety by reducing the number of unwanted solicitors, Supervisor Don Clavin and Town ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Hempstead Town Grants over $330,000 to Family & Children’s Association for High-Tech Van

Family and Children's Association receives Grant for High Tech Van

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Don Clavin and other members of the Town Board recently joined with the Family and Children’s Association (FCA) to announce a grant of over $330,000 in CARES Act funding for the purchase of a van that will provide technologica...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

Murray Marries 22 Couples on 'TWOsday,' February 22, 2022

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Tuesday is generally not a popular day of the week to get married – this year, however, it’s the go-“two” date. Town Clerk Kate Murray presided over 22 weddings today, Tuesday, 2-22-22, helping to provide memories t...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Town of Hempstead Allocates $135,000 to Girl Scouts of Nassau County’s STEM Vehicle

Press Announcement of Grant to Girl Scouts

Supervisor Don Clavin, along with the entire Hempstead Town Board, authorized a $135,000 grant for Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. for the purchase reimbursement and utilization of a vehicle to provide the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and Science, ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Town of Hempstead Hosts Inaugural Ceremony

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Today, the Town of Hempstead hosted five officials that were re-elected to the Hempstead Town Board this past November. Supervisor Don Clavin, Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby, Council Members Anthony D’Esposito and Dennis Dunne, and Town Cler...

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Posted on: October 2, 2021

Hempstead Town Hall Plaza after Civil Rights Leader Senior Councilwoman Dorothy L. Goosby

Town Hall Plaza is renamed for Senior Councilwoman Dorothy L. Goosby in outdoor ceremony..

Ceremony Featured Rousing Inspirational Reverends, Astounding Musical Acts from Local Residents and Keynote Remarks from Civil Rights Attorney who Represented Goosby in her Decade-Long Lawsuit

Recognizing the historic and ongoing achievements of a local ci...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Town of Hempstead Announces Support for $387K Grant to United Way of Long Island

Hempstead Officials Offer United Way Relief Grant for Air Filtration Units

COVID-19 Relief Grants Supply At-Risk Seniors with Potentially Life-Saving Equipment

Once again, Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, along with the Hempstead Town Board, is working with United Way of Long Island to help protect at-risk senior citizens du...

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Posted on: September 11, 2021

Town of Hempstead Hosts Emotional 9/11 20th Anniversary Sunrise Service on Beach at Point Lookout

Hempstead Town hosted a 20th Anniversary Ceremony of 9-11 at Point Lookout Beach

On September 11, 2001, residents retreated to the beach at Point Lookout to witness the smoke rising in the distance in the place where the Twin Towers once stood. Twenty years later, Supervisor Don Clavin and the Hempstead Town Board hosted a sunrise mem...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Clavin, Murray Announce Expanded Passport Day Events in Hempstead Town

Town Clerk Kate Murray oversees staff as they process passport applications at Passport Day.Day

Offer Convenient Weekend Dates for Residents to Apply for Travel Documents

As members of the public across the Town of Hempstead and the country continue to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus at breakneck speed, a return to pre-pandemic normalcy is ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Program

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter – because all pet adoptions are free during “Home for the Holidays!” Supervisor Don Clavin – along with Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Supervisor Clavin Proposes Tax-Freeze Budget for 2023; Marks 3rd Straight Year No Town Increase

Supervisor Clavin and Receiver Driscoll Present 2023 Budget to Town Clerk Murray

Despite rising costs and crippling inflation across the United States, Supervisor Don Clavin has proposed a 2023 town budget that freezes taxes while maintaining all town programs and services. This spending plan marks the 3rd straight year that taxes hav...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Clavin, Town Board Members Help Shut Down Lewd Massage Parlors

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Hempstead Town, NY – In keeping with quality-of-life ordinances designed to maintain the aesthetic of the township’s suburban locale, Supervisor Clavin and the members of the Town Board announced the shuttering of multiple massage parlors dealing in illeg...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Clavin & Council Members Team with Alzheimer’s Association to Kick Off Series of Free Seminars

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Supervisor Don Clavin and members of the Hempstead Town Board are partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association, Long Island Chapter, to host a series of seminars focused on dementia education and support services that are available to residents. The Alzhei...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Clavin, Desposito Hold Series Of Free Narcan Training Classes

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Town of Hempstead Supervisor Don Clavin and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito are continuing their commitment to help save lives through the town’s Narcan Training being held at various locations throughout Hempstead Town. The series of tr...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Clavin and Town Board Declare Victory for Tax Parity

Town Board Groups with Local Senior to Promote Updated Tax Exemption

Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin and the Town Board today celebrated a victory for the hundreds of thousands of senior citizens and residents living with disabilities who call America’s largest township home. Finally, after repeatedly callin...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Clavin and Town Board Members Denounce Anti-Semitic Message Scrawled on Sign at Hempstead Town Hall

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In the midst of a rash of hate-filled incidents involving flyers targeting area Jewish communities, Supervisor Don Clavin and the members of the Town Board gathered to denounce a hateful message that was scrawled on a sign at Hempstead Town Hall. &nbs...

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Posted on: August 14, 2022

Clavin, D’Esposito, Miller Statement on Discovery of Anti-Semitic Flyers Found Across Township

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In a startling display of anti-Semitism, hateful leaflets containing anti-Jewish language were once again discovered in communities across the Town of Hempstead Saturday night.  Reports from the Five Towns area in the township’s southwest noted t...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Clavin, Town Board Joined Conservationists for Beach Cleanup on International Coastal Cleanup Day

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Lido Beach, NY – The weather may be chilly, but conservationists from far and wide were hot on clearing Hempstead Town’s South Shore beaches of garbage and other debris in celebration of International Coastal Cleanup Day. &...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Hempstead Town Unveils Mobility Mats at Local Beaches

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 With the summer’s heat upon us, thousands of area residents have flocked to Hempstead Town’s miles of pristine oceanfront beaches to soak up the sun’s rays and take a dip in the Atlantic’s waves.  ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Hempstead Town, Mount Sinai South Nassau Now Offering Paxlovid Medication to Combat COVID-19 Virus

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Thanks to a successful mobile vaccination partnership between the Town of Hempstead and Mount Sinai South Nassau that was formed by Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin and the Hempstead Town Board, patients who test positive for COVID-19 will now be able...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Hempstead Town Dedicates Lydia Lane in Salisbury for FDNY Firefighter Daniel Monahan

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Supervisor Don Clavin, Councilman Anthony D’Esposito and Councilman Thomas Muscarella today joined family, friends and neighbors of FDNY firefighter and Salisbury resident Daniel Monahan to remember his dedicated service to the community during ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Hempstead Town Deploys Shark Patrol, Provides Beach Safety Tips

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Beach season is well underway in America’s largest township and Town of Hempstead ocean lifeguards are out in full force, keeping watch over beachgoers and patrolling the waterways for unwelcome sharks. With a 10-foot mako shark having recently washed ash...

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Posted on: May 14, 2022

Open Letter by Councilwoman Missy Miller to Bette Midler Regarding Formula Shortage Controversy

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Dear Ms. Midler:

My name is Missy Miller, I am a Councilwoman for the Town of Hempstead and I am writing you in response to your recent tweet concerning the national formula shortage.  While much has already been said by parents of babies regardin...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Hempstead Town, Toyota Showcase Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles at Town Energy Park

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Building on Hempstead Town’s long history of environmental sustainability initiatives, Supervisor Don Clavin welcomed a new generation of hydrogen powered vehicles to the township’s Renewable Energy Park in Point Lookout.  The vehicles, manufactu...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Hempstead Town Calls on Feds to Take Action to Alleviate Baby and Medical Formula Shortage

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In light of the current nationwide shortage of formula, Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, Councilman Anthony D’Esposito and Councilwoman Melissa Miller, along with their colleagues on the Town Board, called upon the federal government to tak...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Town's Child Car Seat Safety Inspection Program Helps Protect Your Most Precious Cargo

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Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin has announced the town’s Child Car Seat Safety Program’s summer community inspection schedule. The town’s team of certified child passenger safety technicians will be holding weekly commun...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Hempstead Town Secures More Than $50k in State Grant Funding for Animal Shelter Enhancements

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Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin announced that the Town of Hempstead recently secured a $52K grant from New York State to fund planned enhancements at the township’s Animal Shelter, with the monies earmarked to support the creation of two outdoor exe...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Clavin, D'Esposito Highlight Women-Owned Businesses in Hempstead Town

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Town of Hempstead Supervisor Don Clavin and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito paid tribute to women-owned businesses as part of an initiative to spotlight outstanding women during Women’s History Month. March is Women’s History M...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Hempstead Town Recognizes Female Board Members, Honorees During Annual Pathfinder Awards

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Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin hosted a celebration of Women’s History Month during the town’s annual Pathfinder Awards event at Hempstead Town Hall. Women recognized during the ceremony included Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosb...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Hempstead Town Celebrates the Rebbe’s 120th Birthday – Proclaims Education & Sharing Day

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Merrick, NY – The Town of Hempstead is home to a thriving Jewish community, many of whom benefit from the multitude of Chabad centers established throughout the town. Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, Councilman Anthony D’Esposito ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

Murray Marries 22 Couples on 'TWOsday,' February 22, 2022

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Tuesday is generally not a popular day of the week to get married – this year, however, it’s the go-“two” date. Town Clerk Kate Murray presided over 22 weddings today, Tuesday, 2-22-22, helping to provide memories t...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Hempstead Town Raises Ukrainian Flag in Show of Solidarity; Promotes Collection Effort for Families

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HEMPSTEAD, New York – In the midst of Russian aggression against the independent country of Ukraine, Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin and the Town Board have raised the Ukrainian Flag in a show of solidarity for the country that is currently...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Clavin, Nassau Leaders Declare Victory as Gov's Disastrous Housing Plan Scrapped from NYS Budget

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EAST MEADOW, N.Y. – “SAVE OUR SUBURBS” was the rallying cry heard from a coalition of Long Island leaders after a provision that forced localities to permit Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), also known as apartments, on the pr...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Hempstead Town Secures $300K NYS Grant to Support Enhanced Environmental Conservation Efforts

Supervisor Clavin oversees restoration efforts of town maintained waters off Inwood in Jamaica Bay.

Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin was joined by members of the Town Board to announce $300K in new grant funding from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to support the Town of Hempstead’s Shellfish Restoration Program – a proje...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Clavin & D'Esposito Distribute Milestone 10K Narcan Kit, Fulfill Promise in Fight Against Opioids

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Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito today reached a landmark achievement in leading the town’s fight against opioid addiction. At today’s Narcan Training Seminar at Island Park Library, they...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Clavin, D’Esposito Expand Narcan Training as CDC Stats Hit Milestone of 100K U.S. Overdose Deaths

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A chilling and tragic statistic released this week by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials indicated that for the first time, an estimated 100,000 Americans died of a drug overdose in one year. Exacerbated by the effects of the COVID-19 pa...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Hempstead Town, National Grid Expand Hydrogen Fueling Station

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Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, members of the Town Board and National Grid announced a joint project, to build one of the first and largest clean hydrogen projects in the country. The HyGrid Project located in Point Lookout on Long Island will blen...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Hempstead Town Officials Urge Residents to Utilize Township Resources In Midst of August Heat Wave

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In the midst of the heat wave sweeping the township, Supervisor Don Clavin and the Hempstead Town Board have announced extended hours at township pools and beaches, as well as the opening of cooling centers around America’s largest township. Joining the S...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Clavin, Goosby to Host a Celebration of Juneteenth at Hempstead Town Hall

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Supervisor Don Clavin and Deputy Supervisor Dorothy Goosby have announced that the Town of Hempstead’s annual Juneteenth celebration will be held on Saturday, June 18th at Senior Councilwoman Dorothy L. Goosby Plaza, returning to an in-person fo...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Hempstead Town Teams Up with Audubon NY, AMSEAS, Neighbors to Host ‘Share the Shore Day'

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Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin joined members of Audubon New York, the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society (AMSEAS) and environmentally conscious neighbors to host the town’s first-ever “Share the Shore Day” at Lido Beach Town Park. The seaside eve...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Supervisor Clavin, Receiver Driscoll Announce Convenient Payment Options for 2nd Half General Taxes

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Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin and Receiver of Taxes Jeanine Driscoll have announced that the Town of Hempstead will continue to provide contactless payment options during the second half general tax collection period. The grace period to pay the se...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Supervisor Clavin, Hempstead Town Announce Free Mental Health Seminars

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As many people continue to struggle with anxiety and depression in a post-pandemic world, Supervisor Don Clavin and the Hempstead Town Board have announced free Mental Health and Wellness Seminars to help people who are going through difficult times. Also...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Clavin, Bay Constables Share Boater Safety Tips as Memorial Day Weekend Approaches

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Lido Beach, NY – The week leading up to Memorial Day Weekend denotes National Safe Boating Week, an important observance that raises awareness about the significance of boater safety. In response to this nautical week, Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Supervisor Clavin, Councilman D’Esposito Announce Free Drug Awareness Programs

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With marijuana sales legalized in New York State and a nationwide opioid crisis exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Supervisor Don Clavin and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito today announced a comprehensive drug awareness program that will save lives. Work...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

D’Esposito Announces Softball Tournament Fundraiser for Law Enforcement Families

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Hempstead Town Councilmember Anthony D’Esposito joined today with NYPD Officer Austin Glickman, President and Founder of Law Enforcement Officers Weekend (LEO Weekend), to announce the upcoming “Grand Slam for Heroes” Softball Tournament presented by the ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Clavin and Town Board Create Alternative to Baldwin Moratorium; Streamlines Development Process

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Hempstead, NY – In order to ensure that community development projects are not delayed while simultaneously protecting the environment, Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin and the Town Board announced that they will propose the withdrawal of building mor...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Hempstead Town to Host Annual Job Fair; Connect Local Jobseekers with Employment Opportunities

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As Hempstead Town continues to lead the region’s economic recovery, Supervisor Don Clavin is inviting area job seekers to connect with local employers and explore professional opportunities at the Town of Hempstead’s upcoming Job Fair....

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Clavin, Murray, Driscoll to Host First-Time Homebuyer Seminars

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Buying a first home can be overwhelming. There are so many aspects that can make it an intimidating experience. With things like broker fees, mortgages, property taxes, and home inspections to worry about, it’s not easy to know how to begin. Hempstead Sup...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Hempstead Town, New York Riptide Announce Joint Lacrosse Clinic Led by Pro Lax Players

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What could be better than checking out an action-packed New York Riptide game at Nassau Coliseum? How about playing alongside those professional lacrosse players just hours before they take the field at Long Island’s most famous arena! Superviso...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Hempstead Town Joins Local Bar, Business Owners to Dump Russian Vodka in Protest of Ukraine Invasion

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A group of Long Island bar and restaurant owners announced that they are boycotting all Russian vodka and other spirits in protest to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The spirit sellers said that they will no longer buy, sell or serve Russian vodka or oth...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Sign Our Petition to Stop Governor Kathy Hochul’s Urbanization Plan!

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The Governor’s proposal mandates localities to permit Accessory Dwelling Units (apartments) on the property of homes that are currently zoned for single-family use. The proposal would also allow homeowners to build an additional structure on a property wh...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Sign-up to Swim, Bike and Run at Hempstead Town’s Annual Beachside Triathlon

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Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin and the Town Board invite members of the public to register for the annual Town of Hempstead Triathlon.  The triathlon is scheduled for September 17, 2022 at 8AM and will be held at Town Park Point Lookout, lo...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Stop Governor Kathy Hochul’s Urbanization Plan!

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We stopped the Governor’s plan for now…

Over the last few weeks, Supervisor Clavin and the Town Board assembled a coalition of local leaders and residents across Nassau County to battle the measure – which would have mandated...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Hempstead Town to Host Virtual African American History Celebration

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View the Town of Hempstead's virtual African American Month celebration.

Hempstead Town Senior Councilwoman Dorothy L. Goosby will host a virtual celebration of African-American history on February 25th that will include Community Service Award pr...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

Officials Slam Gov’s Plan to Outlaw Single Family Homes

Officials Rally Against Governor's Proposal which Eliminates Single Family Home Zoning

Dozens of angry and outraged officials at the state, county, town, city and village level slammed a provision of Governor Hochul’s State Budget Proposal, which effectively eliminates single family home zoning across New York State.  The...

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Posted on: January 29, 2022

Hempstead Town Battles Winter Storm -- Nor'easter Brings Blizzard Conditions

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          Throughout the overnight, Winter Storm Kenan made its presence felt right away by bringing several inches of snow to America’s largest township, with even more on the way. Supervisor Don Clavin and me...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Supervisor Clavin Mobilizes Town Crews in Anticipation of Heavy Snowfall, Cold Temps, High Winds

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With the potential for heavy snowfall, cold temperatures and high winds this weekend, Supervisor Don Clavin – working with Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby, Councilman Anthony D’Esposito, Councilman Dennis Dunne Sr., Councilman Chris...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Hempstead Town Board Appoints Three Members to South Nassau Water Authority

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Hempstead Town Board Appoints Three Members to South Nassau Water Authority Clavin and Council Members Renew Call on State Representatives to Provide Financial Support for Critical Endeavor

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Town of Hempstead Celebrates 73rd Annual India Republic Day with Flag-Raising Celebration

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Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, along with members of the Hempstead Town Board and leaders of the Indian American Forum, joined together to celebrate the 73rd annual India Republic Day. The event was held on the front steps of Hempstead Town Hall la...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Hempstead Town Announces Convenient Payment Options as First-Half General Tax Deadline Approaches

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As the payment deadline approaches for the first half general tax collection of 2022, Hempstead Town Receiver of Taxes Jeanine Driscoll has announced the continuation of contactless payment options while encouraging residents to utilize the readily availa...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Supervisor Clavin Announces Return of Town Aquatics Programs for Winter, Spring

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Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin announced the return of town aquatics programs in conjunction with the Department of Parks and Recreation. From January 31st at 9 a.m. to February 1st at 10 p.m., participants can register for the following swimming pr...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Hempstead Town Announces Fundraising Concert for Law Enforcement

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Supervisor Don Clavin and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito joined today with a widow and a sister of fallen police officers, and NYPD Officer Austin Glickman, President and Founder of Law Enforcement Officers Weekend (LEO Weekend), to announce a January 15th...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Town of Hempstead Hosts Inaugural Ceremony

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Today, the Town of Hempstead hosted five officials that were re-elected to the Hempstead Town Board this past November. Supervisor Don Clavin, Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby, Council Members Anthony D’Esposito and Dennis Dunne, and Town Cler...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

The Town of Hempstead Announces the Return of ‘Mulchfest’ as the Holiday Season Comes to an End

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As the New Year approaches, the Town of Hempstead is bringing back “Mulchfest” for a second straight year on January 2nd and January 8th at Baldwin Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Returning by popular demand, Town of Hempstead Mulchfest allows residents to sa...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Narcan Training Session Hosted by Supervisor Clavin and Councilman D’Esposito

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Supervisor Don Clavin and Councilman Anthony D'Esposito present a free Narcan Training session on Monday, December 20th at 1 p.m. at the Island Park Public Library, 176 Long Beach Road, Island Park. Training, which is presented by Councilman D&am...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Hempstead Town Organizes Collection Drive for Americans Devastated by Tornadoes

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After multiple tornadoes ravaged areas of Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, Arkansas and Missouri, Supervisor Don Clavin and the entire Hempstead Town Board are coming together to provide relief supplies to people in need. Supervisor Clavin – along with Seni...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Program

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter – because all pet adoptions are free during “Home for the Holidays!” Supervisor Don Clavin – along with Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

The Town of Hempstead Welcomes All Residents to Partake in Thanksgiving Food Drive

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Hempstead Town Board Partners with For the Love of Pete’s Pantry for Local Families in Need

Supervisor Don Clavin and members of the Hempstead Town Board are proud to announce an initiative with “For the Love of Pete’s Pantry,” based in Seaford, to assist ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Receiver Driscoll Calls on NC Assessor to Correct STAR Exemption Errors Immediately

When the 2021-22 school tax bills were issued, many homeowners experienced increases due to the Nassau County Executive’s reassessment project. But unfortunately, for at least 150 senior citizens, they also got another scare in time for Hallowee...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Hempstead Town Grants over $330,000 to Family & Children’s Association for High-Tech Van

Family and Children's Association receives Grant for High Tech Van

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Don Clavin and other members of the Town Board recently joined with the Family and Children’s Association (FCA) to announce a grant of over $330,000 in CARES Act funding for the purchase of a van that will provide technologica...

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Posted on: October 24, 2021

Supervisor Clavin & Council Members Host Annual Firematic Awards

Hempstead Town Board honors Firefighters at Annual Firematic Awards

Supervisor Don Clavin and the Hempstead Town Board today held the annual Firematic Awards Ceremony, a special recognition ceremony to express the town’s gratitude to heroic firefighters from across America’s largest township. Superviso...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Hempstead Town Clerk Murray Performs 500th Wedding Ceremony

Town Clerk Kate Murray Performs 500th Wedding Ceremony

Today, Hempstead Town Clerk Kate Murray performed her 500th wedding ceremony since she returned to Town government in January 2020 – 421 of those weddings since the start of the pandemic.

“Wedding ceremonies were always one of my favori...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Town Announces Grant to Island Harvest to Establish “No One Goes Hungry in Hempstead”

Town Officials Announce Grant for Island Harvest Food Program

COVID-19 Relief Grants for Organizations Facing Economic Hardships

Supervisor Don Clavin, along with the entire Hempstead Town Board, announced the authorization of a $470,539.78 relief grant for Island Harvest Food Bank to establish the "2021 No One ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Shed the Meds with the Town of Hempstead’s Prescription Drug Take Back Program

Shed the Meds Prescription Drug Take Back Program Flier

Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin and the Town Board invite you to properly dispose of old medicine and prescription drugs by safely discarding them at one of four convenient locations that will be operating this Sunday, October 24th. Located at all fo...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Supervisor Clavin & Council Members Adopt 2022 Town Budget Cutting Taxes & Maintaining Services

Chart of Where Your Tax Dollars Go

On Heels of Two Credit Rating Upgrades for Town of Hempstead, Town Board Approves Tax-Cut Budget That Preserves Programs, While Enhancing Facilities and Infrastructure

Supervisor Don Clavin and the Hempstead Town Board unanimously adopted the 2022 Town of ...

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Town News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Hempstead Town Readies for Fall Nor’easter–Coastal Storm Expected to Bring Heavy Rain & Strong Winds

Hempstead Seal

With a nor’easter making its way to Long Island, Supervisor Don Clavin has mobilized the Town’s storm response team and is reminding residents of important resources and tips as the coastal storm is expected to bring heavy rains and strong winds to Americ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Clavin and Council Members Host Town of Hempstead Police Service Awards Ceremony

Nassau County Police Colorguard Kick Off Award Cerremony

Demonstrating their support for the men and women of law enforcement, Supervisor Don Clavin and the Hempstead Town Board held the town’s annual Police Service Awards Ceremony on Friday, October 15th at Hempstead Town Hall. Supervisor Clavin and the Town B...

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Town News
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Clavin and Murray Relaunch Town of Hempstead’s ‘Do Not Knock’ Program

Town Officials relaunch Do Not Knock Program

In Effort to Reduce Number of Unwanted Solicitors, Free “Do Not Knock” Decals are Available Through Town Clerk’s Office

In an effort to enhance quality of life and public safety by reducing the number of unwanted solicitors, Supervisor Don Clavin and Town ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Town of Hempstead Announces Support for $387K Grant to United Way of Long Island

Hempstead Officials Offer United Way Relief Grant for Air Filtration Units

COVID-19 Relief Grants Supply At-Risk Seniors with Potentially Life-Saving Equipment

Once again, Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, along with the Hempstead Town Board, is working with United Way of Long Island to help protect at-risk senior citizens du...

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Posted on: October 2, 2021

Hempstead Town Hall Plaza after Civil Rights Leader Senior Councilwoman Dorothy L. Goosby

Town Hall Plaza is renamed for Senior Councilwoman Dorothy L. Goosby in outdoor ceremony..

Ceremony Featured Rousing Inspirational Reverends, Astounding Musical Acts from Local Residents and Keynote Remarks from Civil Rights Attorney who Represented Goosby in her Decade-Long Lawsuit

Recognizing the historic and ongoing achievements of a local ci...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Town of Hempstead Allocates $135,000 to Girl Scouts of Nassau County’s STEM Vehicle

Press Announcement of Grant to Girl Scouts

Supervisor Don Clavin, along with the entire Hempstead Town Board, authorized a $135,000 grant for Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. for the purchase reimbursement and utilization of a vehicle to provide the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and Science, ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Clavin and Council Members Announce Second Credit Rating Upgrade for Town of Hempstead

Supervisor Clavin and Comptroller John Mastromarino at announcement of credit rating upgrade.

Respected Wall Street credit agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P Global Ratings) has boosted the Town of Hempstead’s credit rating from AA- to AA, among the highest levels available, and lauded America’s largest township fo...

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Town News
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Town of Hempstead Hosts Emotional 9/11 20th Anniversary Sunrise Service on Beach at Point Lookout

Hempstead Town hosted a 20th Anniversary Ceremony of 9-11 at Point Lookout Beach

On September 11, 2001, residents retreated to the beach at Point Lookout to witness the smoke rising in the distance in the place where the Twin Towers once stood. Twenty years later, Supervisor Don Clavin and the Hempstead Town Board hosted a sunrise mem...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Clavin, Murray Announce Expanded Passport Day Events in Hempstead Town

Town Clerk Kate Murray oversees staff as they process passport applications at Passport Day.Day

Offer Convenient Weekend Dates for Residents to Apply for Travel Documents

As members of the public across the Town of Hempstead and the country continue to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus at breakneck speed, a return to pre-pandemic normalcy is ...

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