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Feb. 3: Field Feud Resolved, Tax Cap Override, Winning Art and More

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

Well, we've made it to another Friday after a very busy week in Malverne and West Hempstead. If you missed Thursday's coverage of Groundhog Day in the village, for a video report and photos of Malverne Mel's forecast.

Here are our top headlines for Jan. 3.

  1. Field Feud Resolved: Remember the going on in Malverne between two youth leagues last month? Well, the parties have come to an agreement. Learn more later this morning.
  2. Tax Cap Override? Find out today on Patch why the Malverne village board may vote to override the 2-percent tax cap.
  3. NYS Budget: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in the area Thursday, presenting his 2012-2013 budget and reform plan to local residents at Molloy College in Rockville Centre. Watch the video report .
  4. Raising Student Achievement: to read our story on a meeting held earlier this week between the teachers' union, the Board of Education and administrator of the West Hempsteed School District to focus on raising student achievement (including state test scores) and give your own suggestions for how the schools can be improved.
  5. Winning Art: This afternoon, meet two students from in West Hempstead who recently received awards for their artwork from

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