Busy week? No worries. Every Sunday, Patch highlights the top six stories of the week so you can catch up on all of the big local news. This week, the top stories are:
- : Two men were shot early Friday in West Hempstead, down the block from the scene of . Click for the story.
- : For more than a year, the building on Hempstead Avenue in Malverne that housed the Cork N' Board for over three decades has sat vacant. But as a long-time merchant of the village attempts to open a third business here, his plan is being meet with some concerns from local officials and residents. Click to find out more.
- : The Lynbrook school board took a stand Wednesday against a bill that would force school districts across New York State to implement a seniority system for its teacher aids and monitors. the board unanimously passed the resolution.
- : A police chase that started on the Southern State Parkway and continued through the streets of West Hempstead ended when the vehicle fleeing a New York State Trooper crashed on a dead end. Click for the story and photos.
- : A graduate of is starring on Broadway in the lead role in the musical Evita. Click to read her interview with Patch.
- : Admitting there is room for improvement on the New York State tests, the 2012 exams, the Malverne school district that it is seeing positive academic growth and a drop in suspensions among its students in recent years.
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