Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and the town board recognized 14 extraordinary community members for contributions to their local neighborhoods at the Tenth Annual "Make A Difference" Awards ceremony.
'Tis the season to send your letters to Santa and the recreation department will help speed up the process. A special "Santa's Mailbox" will be available in the village hall lobby Dec. 4-20. Children can drop off their letters in the mailbox and Santa will send them a reply. All letters must be received by 4 p.m. Dec. 20 in order to ensure a reply. All letters must contain a legible address and no postage is necessary.