Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray recently unveiled the face of Hurricane Sandy relief: Sen. Charles Schumer.
a May 1 press conference in Freeport, Murray and Schumer called on
Washington to take quick action to increase federal aid for
Sandy-damaged public property.
and Schumer were joined by Town of Islip Supervisor Thomas D. Croci,
Long Beach City Councilman Len Torres, Freeport Mayor Robert T. Kennedy
and Freeport Village Trustee Ronald Ellerbe.
Town Shelter Waives Adoption Fees for Mother’s Day
day before Mother’s Day -- May 11 -- from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Town of
Hempstead Animal Shelter will be waiving all adoption fees, including
those for spaying/neutering, rabies vaccinations, age-appropriate shots
residents, especially moms, are invited to visit the shelter, located
at 3320 Beltagh Ave. in Wantagh, and adopt another little rascal into
pet adopters are encouraged to bring treats and/or toys for the shelter
animals; all those who do so will be eligible for a door prize. There
will be raffles and baked goods for sale, with proceeds benefiting the
“Tails of Hope Fund,” an organization helping to fund extraordinary
medical surgeries for dogs and cats.