Hempstead Town Announces Cancellations, Schedule Changes

A weekly look-in at news from around the Town of Hempstead.

Credit: Ryan Bonner
Credit: Ryan Bonner
The Town of Hempstead announced a series of cancellations, closures and schedule changes this week due to Hurricane Sandy. They are listed below.

Parks Department

All parks programs resumed on Nov. 14 except for those scheduled to take place at Baldwin Park, Lido Town Park and Coes Neck Park.

All ANCHOR programs resumed as scheduled on Nov. 14. Echo Park resumed normal hours on Nov. 14. Leagues should contact field coordinator Gary Pupa at 292-9000, ext. 241 for field conditions.

Hempstead Town Department of Sanitation

The town's Regular Sanitation Schedule went into effect on Nov. 12. The town has asked all residents to please bag all debris before placing at curbside.

Hours remain extended from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Homeowner Disposal Area in Merrick. Telephones are temporarily out of order due to storm-related damage. Please email any inquiries to sanitation@tohmail.org

Conservation & Waterways
  • The Marine Mammal Stranding Seminar scheduled for Nov. 29 has been canceled.
Receiver of Taxes Offices
A J Smith November 19, 2012 at 09:11 PM
After all the hours of active garbage trucks continually servicing our residents as "First Responders", I find it odd that you would post a picture of a parked one! You really don't do the department justice.


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