WEEKLY RECAP: Pedestrian Killed, Vacation Canceled, Into the Woods 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 six stories of the week so you can catch up on all of the big local news. This week, the top stories are:

  1. West Hempstead Man Killed Crossing Hempstead Avenue: A 22-year-old West Hempstead man was killed on the morning of Thanksgiving crossing Hempstead Avenue. Click on the headline to view the story.
  2. West Hempstead Students Lose February Vacation: To make up five of the required instructional days that were lost due to Superstorm Sandy and this month's Nor'easter, the West Hempstead school board voted Tuesday to cancel the February break this year. Click here for details.
  3. Out of the Storm and ‘Into the Woods’ in Lynbrook: Despite losing some rehearsal time due to Superstorm Sandy, Lynbrook High School students delivered a spectacular production of "Into the Woods" the musical this month. Click on the link above for photos and a review of the show.
  4. Malverne BOE Again Postpones Reading of Facilities Use Policy: Once again, the Malverne school board postponed discussion on a revised policy regarding the use of its facilities by community groups and outsiders, which sparked some debate among trustees. Click on the headline above for the story and to see video footage of the discussion.
  5. Third Crash Finally Prompts Repair of West Hempstead Traffic Signals: After three weeks and three car crashes, the traffic signals at the busy intersection of Hempstead Turnpike and Westminster Road in West Hempstead that lost power during Superstorm Sandy were finally fixed this week. Click here for details.
  6. Hundreds Soar Through Lynbrook for Fly with the Owls Run [Photos]: Nearly 600 runners and walkers participated in this year's Fly with the Owls 4-mile race to raise funds for Lynbrook community and youth programs. Click on the link above to see a list of the top finishers and hundreds of photos of the race.
  7. Crime Reports: Click on the following links to see the weekly crime reports for Malverne, Lynbrook and West Hempstead (Nassau County's Fourth Precinct.)

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