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Hempstead

(hĕmp`stĕd, –stəd), town (1990 pop. 725,639), Nassau co., SE N.Y., on W Long Island. It surrounds the village of Hempstead (1990 pop. 49,453), inc. 1853. The town, which has the largest population of any town in New York State, is a retail center for the area. Electronic equipment, tools, chemicals, and metal products are made there. The town grew significantly in the 1970s with the construction of nearby freeways, large retail outlets, and the expansion of regional suburban industries. Hempstead was settled in 1644 by English colonists who named it for their old home in England, Hemel-Hempstead. Hofstra Univ. is located there, as are many colonial houses and monuments and the oldest Presbyterian congregation in the United States.
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NYC and Long Island's major security camera and security systems installations firm, Total Security Integrated Systems, has announced the inauguration of its new 4500 square-foot showroom and base sited at 206 Hempstead Turnpike, West Hempstead, NY 11552.
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Feil also owns the on-site office building, 3601 Hempstead Turnpike, which features approximately 95,450 square feet on six floors.
Connecticut farmer Joshua Hempstead kept a diary for 47 years, documenting everyday life in the 18th century.
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LONDON, April 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Currys and PC World, the UK's leading electrical retailers, will open the doors to a brand new joint Superstore in Hemel Hempstead on 23rd April 2010.
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Michael and his family moved from Dundee to Hemel Hempstead when he was four years old.
Hempstead superviser Kate Murray said: "Instead of using a mower that uses gasoline that emits greenhouse gasses and the line trimmers which emit greenhouse gasses as well, these goats obviously will be doing none of that.
Cardiff City took a team to Penydarren Park to help raise cash, while rugby club Dowlais handed over a pounds 100 cheque before last night's BGB League Premier Division game against Hemel Hempstead.
Friday, September 28, at the Barnes-Sorrentino Funeral Home, 539 Hempstead Avenue, W.