Friday is finally here, bringing an end to what has been a busy work week in Malverne and West Hempstead.
Here are the top five stories and events you need to know for Feb. 4.
- Must-See Videos: Relive the top stories of the week by checking out these three video clips, including footage from the one of the two major that local firefighters battled within a 12-hour span earlier this week.
- Bedtime Battles: Today our parenting experts share with us an experience they had with a Patch reader who sought their advice for how to win an ongoing struggle she had been having with her toddler over getting him to bed at reasonable time. See how they helped her .
- Malverne Village Notebook: , a sex offender and impressive acts of giving were among the big topics discussed at Wednesday night's meeting of the Malverne Village Board of Trustees. Catch up on what you missed later today with our recap.
- Photo Hunt Returns: If you felt the absence of the weekly photo hunt on Wednesday, it's because the contest has moved to it's new day - Friday. Visit us later today to test your knowledge of local sightings to win a prize when we post this week's mysterious photo. Plus, we announce the winner of last week's column.
- Prepare for the Weekend: With all the news happening this week you may not have had time to even think about the weekend approaching. In the past few days, Malverne-West Hempstead Patch launched a few new features to help you make the most of your Saturdays and Sundays. We now have a guide to local activities and can enjoy, suggestions for and , and we started our countdown of the most interesting things in the community, starting with to take your family this weekend. And if you're in the market for a new home, take a look at some of the this Saturday and Sunday. Later today, we'll show you what homes recently sold.
Happy Friday - and don't forget to check back at 6 p.m. for the daily a video report of the top stories for the South Shore of Long Island. Yesterday's included a serious warning about a measles exposure at Roosevelt Field Mall and the retirement of a Nassau County official.