7th annual Hempstead Swim-A-Cross held in Bellmore

The seventh annual Hempstead Swim-A-Cross took place this morning at Newbridge Park pool in Bellmore.More than 200 young swimmers, ages 6 through 17, swam to

HEMPSTEAD - The seventh annual Hempstead Swim-A-Cross took place this morning at Newbridge Park pool in Bellmore.

More than 200 young swimmers, ages 6 through 17, swam to raise money for the American Red Cross.

The swimmers were members of swim teams from the eight pools operated by the Town of Hempstead.They raised about $5,000, organizers say.

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