Town Announces Three More Road Improvement Projects
The Town of Hempstead has announced three road improvement projects. The projects will take place in West Hempstead, Garden City South and Levittown.
- Drainage Improvement Project includes portions of Wildwood Road in West Hempstead: The project will include the installation of catch basins and new storm drain pipes. The project is expected to begin in August and complete in September.
- Drainage Improvement Project includes a portion of Pelican Road in Levittown: The project will include the installation of new storm drain pipes. The project is expected to begin in August and complete in September.
- Drainage Improvement Project includes a portion of Gloria Place in Garden City South: The project will include the installation of catch basins and new storm drain pipes. The project is expected to begin in August and complete in September.
Pool Food Drive Announced
The Town of Hempstead is helping with Island Harvest's "Make a Splash" Pool Food Drive with the participation of its 22 community swimming pools. Through Aug. 7, each of the pools will be collecting non-perishable food items to feed and nourish Long Island's hungry.
Anyone coming to a Hempstead Town pool is asked to bring along canned vegetables, meats, fish or fruits, soups, sauces, pasta, cereals, dry milk, almond or soy milk, coffee, tea, personal care items, nutritional beverages or personal hygiene items. There will be collection receptacles clearly and conveniently placed at each pool to accumulate the food items.
To introduce a competitive aspect to the collection drive, Island Harvest will present awards to the three pools that collect the most food.
The roster of Hempstead Town pools participating in the food drive includes:
- Averill Boulevard Park, Elmont
- Echo Park, West Hempstead
- Forest City Park, Wantagh
- Hewlett Point Park, Bay Park
- Newbridge Road Park, Bellmore
- Oceanside Park, Oceanside
- Rath Park, Franklin Square
- Roosevelt Pool, Roosevelt
- Veterans Park, East Meadow
- Walker Park, Lakeview
- Sands Pool, Lido Beach
- Lido Beach Town Park, Lido Beach and Malibu Park, Point Lookout
In addition, all nine pools in the Levittown Pool District are participating:
- Acorn Lane
- Azalea Road
- Blue Grass Lane
- Carman Avenue
- East Village Green
- Levittown Parkway
- Slate Lane
- West Village Green
- Wolcott Road