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Weekly Recap: Knife-Wielding Robber, Restaurant Approved, Alleged Pedophile Indicted and More

In case you missed them, here are this week's top stories on Malverne-West Hempstead-Lynbrook Patch

Busy week? No worries. Every Sunday, Patch highlights the top stories of the week so you can catch up on all of the big local news.
Here's a look at this week's Top 7:

  1. Cops Arrest Hempstead Man for Knifepoint Robberies: Nassau County Police arrested the man they say is responsible for multiple knife-point robberies in Nassau County include this recent one in West Hempstead.
  2. Malverne Officials Green Light New Restaurant at Old Cork N' Board: The Malverne village board granted a parking variance and approved design plans for a new restaurant that will open up in the vacant Cork N' Board building. Click here for details.
  3. Storm Water Infiltrates Tanks at West Hempstead Gas Station: Customers who purchased gasoline at this station in West Hempstead soon saw their cars break down from contaminated fuel. Find out what happened here.
  4. Lynbrook Begins Search for New Schools Superintendent: The Lynbrook school district is inviting the community to get involved in its search for a new superintendent in light of the recent passing of Dr. Santo Barbarino. Click on the headline to see how you can participate in the search process.
  5. : The West Hempstead man who was arrested in Suffolk County for allegedly having sex with 13-year-old he met on Craigslist was back in court this week. Click here for the story.
  6. Frost Valley Committee Asks Malverne School Board to Float Aid: As it attempts to fundraise $44K to pay for a field trip that had been covered by the Malverne school district in the past, the Save Frost Valley Committee asked the school board if it would be willing to lay out a portion of the funds, which they would be reimbursed for through Nassau BOCES aid. Click here to learn more.
  7. Mobster Film Shoots in Malverne [Photos]: The sidewalk outside Angelo's Pizza in Malverne was turned into a film set Friday. Click on the headline to see photos and learn more about the movie that was shooting there.

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