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Feb. 22: West 130 Apartments, Miles for Smiles, Editor's NB and More

A look at the top stories for this Friday in Malverne, Lynbrook and West Hempstead.

Here are the top five headlines for Feb. 22.

  1. West 130 Apartments: West Hempstead's new transit-oriented luxury apartment community is on track to receive a special distinction. Click here to see what it is.
  2. Saying Goodbye: A new editor will be taking over Malverne-West Hempstead-Lynbrook Patch. Learn more later this morning.
  3. Miles for Smiles: Coming up later today on Patch, find out why one Malverne girl, an Our Lady of Peace student, was recently recognized by Miss New York International.
  4. West Hempstead FD: Check out photos later today from the West Hempstead Volunteer Fire Department's Installation Dinner to see who was honored this year.
  5. House Hunts: Looking for a new home or just want to know what houses in your neighborhood are on the market? Check back this afternoon for our latest "House Hunts" column.

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Paul Brandel February 22, 2013 at 01:08 PM
2.Saying Goodbye: A new editor will be taking over Malverne-West Hempstead-Lynbrook Patch. Learn more later this morning. Please tell me this is not true. The editor has made the Patch such a great resource to the community.
Jaime Sumersille February 22, 2013 at 01:39 PM
@Paul Brandel: Tara has been a valuable resource for Malverne, Lynbrook, West Hempstead and Lakeview. Her work ethic and drive to report on every aspect of all four communities will be greatly missed, as will her passion and enthusiasm for hyperlocal journalism. We wish her well in her all the best in her career. Jaime Sumersille Regional Editor, Nassau County
Paul Brandel February 22, 2013 at 02:01 PM
Given Tara’s talent and drive – I believe that one day when she is accepting the Pulitzer Prize we will all be saying "remember when….. "
Thomas Nathan February 22, 2013 at 02:04 PM
Tara will be missed as she did a great job in trying to keep equal reporting on the communities to keep all informed. The PAtch seems to be struggling as editions have either closed or merged with others and the coverage can be spotty at times.

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