News From Our Neighbors: Jan. 17- Jan.23

The week's top stories from Lynbrook, Rockville Centre, Five Towns, and Long Beach.

Want to know what made headlines in the towns right near Malverne and West Hempstead. Here are the most interesting stories from neighboring Patches this week:

Five Towns

  • The Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department had their hands full when they responded to on Monday: A fall victim was airlifted to the hospital and a false alarm prompted rescuers to scare some duck hunters.
  • Continuing a slate of robberies in Lawrence, a of $47 and car keys by a masked man in an underground garage.
  • A Lawrence temple held a with a Queens church for their ninth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. day commemoration.


  • In a story on Five Towns Patch, a Lynbrook graduate and Hewlett native has the chance to win $1 million after his for Pepsi Max is a finalist in the "Crash the Super Bowl" contest.
  • A Lynbrook High School student 2010 National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s Scholar All-Eastern Region Team.
  • Two children's Marion Street School as part of the state's Parents As Reading Partners program.
  • A Lynbrook woman was arrested and charged with vehicular manslaughter after she a 63-year-old male pedestrian in Freeport.

Long Beach

  • City residents marched in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., who had visited the city many years ago. Check out the .
  • The only Jewish member of the 1993 Super Bowl champion Dallas Cowboys, , recently visited Long Beach's Bach Jewish Center.
  • Long Beach Patch  of the city's library, which has always been a focal point of the city's history.

Rockville Centre

  • Four homes on the same street  on the same day earlier this month, police reported.
  • Two days after 17 malnourished dogs were removed from a Rockville Centre home, police discovered  at another RVC home. Two cats and 14 dogs were rescued.
  • RVC Patch's holistic health coach  10 Natural Ways to stop a cold or virus.


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