Here are the top five headlines for Dec. 19.
- Budget Forum: The Malverne School District is kicking off public discussions of its 2013-2014 budget tonight by holding an open forum at 7 p.m. at Howard T. Herber Middle School.
- School Security: Find out later today what officials and parents in the West Hempstead School District had to say last night regarding the security of their school buildings in the wake of the mass shooting in Newtown, CT.
- Sandy Relief: Also, coming up this afternoon, see how residents in Malverne, West Hempstead and beyond were able to bring some Christmas cheer to children in nearby communities impacted by Superstorm Sandy.
- Caps for Caring: We'll also take a look today at how Lynbrook students are helping Hurricane Sandy victims.
- Guns Pulled: In response to the massacre in Sandy Hook Elementary School, some local stores are pulling semi-automatic assault weapons from their shelves. Click here for the story and to let us know your thoughts on this issue.