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WEEKLY RECAP: Dogs Attack 4, Tony Danza, Soldier's Homecoming and More

In case you missed them, here are this week's top stories on Malverne-West Hempstead-Lynbrook Patch.

Busy week? No worries. Every Sunday, Patch highlights the top stories of the week so you can catch up on all of the big local news. 

Here are the 10 biggest local stories from the past seven days.

  1. UPDATED: Four Attacked by Pit Bulls in Lakeview: Within a span of 30 minutes, two pit bulls attacked four people in Lakeview Tuesday night and the dogs have still not been found.
  2. Lynbrook Welcomes Home Soldier from Afghanistan: After completing a one-year tour of duty in Afghanistan, a Lynbrook volunteer firefighter and Army first lieutenant received a hero's homecoming this month.
  3. Tony Danza to Guest Bartend at Connolly Station: To help raise money for the Howard T. Herber Middle School's sixth grade trip to Frost Valley YMCA, Malverne alum and "Who's the Boss? and "Taxi" star Tony Danza is returning home to guest bartend for one night.
  4. : Click on the headline above to view the latest Lynbrook crime report, which includes more arrests at the infamous Capri Motor Inn.
  5. Woman Used Forged Prescriptions at West Hempstead CVS: An Oceanside woman was arrested this week for using forged prescriptions to get Vicodin from a CVS Pharmacy in West Hempstead.
  6. Malverne School District Banking on Pension Reform to Minimize Cuts: Malverne school officials presented their recommendations for the district's 2013-14 budget Tuesday night. Click on the headline to see what costs are going up, what's slated to be cut and why the district needs Gov. Cuomo's pension plan to be approved.
  7. WATCH: American Idol Alums Sing for LI Sandy Victims: Four American Idol Season 10 contestants reunited in Malverne this month to perform a benefit concert to raise funds for superstorm Sandy victims on the South Shore. Click on the link to learn more, and see photos and video clips from the concert. 
  8. Lynbrook Grad Behind Controversial 9/11 Subway Ad: Two organizations headed by a Lynbrook High School graduate are responsible for a controversial ad campaign on display in NYC subway stations that uses images from the World Trade Center attacks. Click on the headline to learn more.
  9. Malverne High School Principal Set to Retire: An unexpected announcement was made at the Malverne Board of Education meeting this week regarding High School Principal James Brown.
  10. Local Catholics Support Pope's Resignation: See how Malverne-West Hempstead-Lynbrook Patch readers reacted to the news that Pope Benedict XVI would be stepping down at the end of the month. Then, share your thoughts.

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