Operation Clean Sweep Kicks Off

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cleanThe Town of North Hempstead’s spring cleaning effort, Operation Clean Sweep program, will begin on Monday, April 28 and run through Friday, May 9. 

“With the toll that this winter season took on our Town roads, this program is more important than ever,” Supervisor Bosworth said. “Our Clean Sweep program will help to return our roads to the condition that our residents deserve.”

During this annual town-wide spring clean-up, approximately 2,000 tons of dirt and debris are removed from the roads each year, with an even higher total expected this year. In addition to sweeping roads, the Town’s Highway Department cleans catch basins, and sweeps handicap ramps during Clean Sweep.

From Monday, April 28 to Friday, May 2, all Town streets in the unincorporated areas south of the Long Island Expressway will be cleaned. In week two, from Monday, May 5 to Friday, May 9, Town streets north of the Long Island Expressway will get their turn.

In order to ensure that every area is thoroughly swept and cleaned, the Highway Department asks that residents refrain from parking their vehicles on the street between 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. during Operation Clean Sweep.

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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.

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