Here are the top five headlines for Feb. 11.
- Crimes Nearby: Coming up later this morning, see what major crimes were reported this week in communities neighboring Malverne, Lynbrook and West Hempstead.
- PTSA Meeting: Concerned about the loss in state aid to the West Hempstead public schools? Local politicians will be present at tonight's PTSA meeting, which will start at 7:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Come out to express your thoughts and also join the PTSA in honoring some of West Hempstead's most well-rounded students.
- Pope Resigns: Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he will be resigning at the end of the month due to his age and ill health. What are your thoughts on this news? Tell us in the comments section below. (You may be quoted in an upcoming story.)
- Idol Sandy Benefit: Missed Thursday's Sandy relief concert in Malverne featuring four American Idol alums? Look for Patch's coverage later today.
- Cutest Couple: There's only a few more days to enter and vote in our Cutest Couple contest. Click here for details.