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Operation Downtown! Hempstead Town Joins Forces with Wantagh Business Owners to Unveil COVID-19 Street Closure Initiative to Promote Outdoor Dining

Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, Councilman Chris Carini and Town Clerk Kate Murray teamed with members of the Wantagh Chamber of Commerce in front of the famed Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall to unveil “Operation Downtown,” an initiative that encourages temporary street closures to help promote outdoor dining in a safe and socially distant manner […]
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Supervisor Clavin Invites Residents to ‘Swing Into Summer’ as Hempstead Town Prepares to Re-Open Pools on July 3rd

Supervisor Don Clavin invited residents to “swing into summer” as he announced the re-opening of Town of Hempstead playgrounds, which was effective Saturday June 13th – in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Supervisor shared the good news at Newbridge Road Park playground in Bellmore, joined by Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby, Councilman Bruce Blakeman, […]
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Hempstead, Oyster Bay Towns Call on NYS to Allow Outdoor Dining in ‘Phase 2’; Seek Clearer Guidelines from Government Officials!

Advocating on behalf of local restaurants, which are struggling under COVID-19 restrictions, Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin joined Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino, local businesses, mayors and other Long Island officials today to call on New York State to allow outdoor dining in “Phase 2” of Long Island’s re-opening plan. Officials were responding to […]