Have you driven by the former site of West Hempstead's infamous lately? Check out the progress this morning on the Alexan.
Plus, see which local superintendent tops the list of Long Island school chiefs earning six-figure pensions. Here's our look at the top stories for Jan. 30.
- High Pensions: Malverne School District Superintendent James Hunderfund made Newsday's list of school chiefs drawing the highest state pensions. for our story and to vote in our poll on pension reform.
- The Alexan: Things are looking up at the site of the former Courtesy Hotel in West Hempstead, where residents can now see the luxury apartment complex, the Alexan, rising out of the ground. Look at our photos later this morning.
- Catholic Schools Week: Sunday kicked off Catholic Schools Week across the island. Check out photos from the open houses held at in West Hempstead and in Malverne today and learn how you can schedule a visit to these local schools.
- Crimes Nearby: Find out what crimes made headlines in neighboring communities this week.
- Business Listings: One of the easiest ways businesses in Malverne and West Hempstead can connect more with our readers is by claiming their free listings in Patch's local directory, also known as "Places." If you're a business owner, to find out how to claim yours.