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Locustwood / Gotham Civic Association
Elmont, Long Island, New York 11003


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Town Cooling Centers

Beat The Heat:
Town Of Hempstead Opens Cooling Centers During Heat Wave


In an effort to help residents cope with the oppressive, record-breaking heat,
Hempstead Town is extending hours of operation at 12 air-conditioned senior citizen
centers.

Many residents do not have air conditioning, and the heat wave we are experiencing
can pose genuine health risks,” commented Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray. “We
will open 12 cooling centers across the town to help neighbors beat the heat.”

The centers will be open Monday and Tuesday, June 9 and 10, between the hours of
9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. The facilities are air-conditioned and there are even
activities that will provide an opportunity for residents to interact and enjoy each
other’s company.

Cooling centers open to the public include:

Baldwin Senior Center, 1810 N. Grand Ave., Baldwin (516) 546-7110

Bellmore Senior Center, 2000 Bellmore Ave., Bellmore (516) 221-9696

East Meadow Senior Center, 1485 Front St., East Meadow (516) 794-2458

Elmont Senior Center, 138 Elmont Rd., Elmont (516) 354-4777

Franklin Square Senior Center, 1182 Martha Pl., Franklin Square (516) 328-3010

Green Acres Senior Center, 400 Flower Rd., Valley Stream (516) 872-8810

Levittown Senior Center, 555 N. Newbridge Rd., Levittown (516) 433-5454

Oceanside Senior Center, 2900 Rockaway Ave., Oceanside (516) 766-8888

Rosa Parks Senior Center, 2 Babylon Tpke., Roosevelt (516) 867-1612

Uniondale-Hempstead Senior Center, 840 Uniondale Ave., Uniondale (516) 292-1313

Uniondale-Merrick Senior Center, 750 Jerusalem Ave., Uniondale (516) 538-5050

Wantagh Senior Center, 1150 Seamans Neck Rd., Wantagh (516) 785-8505


"Helping neighbors cope with oppressive heat is an important and potentially
lifesaving function that the town is pleased to address," concluded Murray.

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