Hempstead voters approve $18M bond project

Hempstead voters approved an $18 million bond issue to reopen the old Prospect School.The Prospect School was closed in 2003 because of mold and leaking

HEMPSTEAD - Hempstead voters approved an $18 million bond issue to reopen the old Prospect School.

The Prospect School was closed in 2003 because of mold and leaking septic tanks and pipes.

The 100-year-old building was not handicapped accessible.

According to Newsday, the building will not get a major overhaul and be turned into a Kindergarten Center.

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