Malverne says its final goodbyes to a beloved resident and boxing Hall of Famer, while swearing in its re-elected village officials today. Patch also looks at West Hempstead softball's rough start to their season and show-stopping performances from the high school's latest theatrical production.
Learn more about today's top stories in our look at the headlines and events planned for April 4.
- Funeral for World Class Coach: Long-time Malverne resident Gil Clancy will be laid to rest today. The Hall of Fame boxing trainer died early Thursday of natural causes. His funeral will be held at 9:45 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church. to learn more about the life of this great family man, top notch teacher and proud Malvernite.
- Beauty and the Beast Show-Stoppers: Missed West Hempstead High School's production of Beauty and the Beast or want to relive in the magic? Click here to watch highlights from the show.
- Village Officials Take Oath: Tonight the for the village of Malverne will be sworn in, including Mayor Patricia Norris McDonald. Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch will do the honors.
- Softball Struggles: In addition to rooting for the Yankees and the Mets, follow the action of your hometown teams. See how West Hempstead High School's Lady Rams softball fared against Jericho in their second season game. Tomorrow we'll take a look at Rams baseball - the players, their goals and their outlook for the season ahead.
- Town Animal Shelter: The Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter has been in for months now as former volunteers who have been banned continue to speak out against the facility's practices and employees. Check back later today to find out how the Town is responding to the pressure and what improvements have been made.
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