Here are the top five headlines for Sept. 4.
- Back to School: The 2012-2013 school year kicks off today for students in the Malverne and Lynbrook School Districts, and at St. Thomas the Apostle in West Hempstead. (West Hempstead SD students start tomorrow, along with students from HANC in West Hempstead, Our Lady of Peace in Lynbrook, and Our Lady of Lourdes and Grace Lutheran schools in Malverne.) Upload your back to school photos to .
- School Renovations: What will students at Malverne's two public elementary schools be walking into today since capital improvement projects at both buildings are incomplete? Find out by clicking .
- Crimes Nearby: were committed in communities neighboring Malverne, West Hempstead and Lynbrook this week.
- Tony Danza's Apology: Former Malvernite and actor Tony Danza, best known for his hit TV show Who's the Boss, took on the role of high school teacher for a year. Now, in his book, due out this month, he says teachers deserve an apology. Learn more later today.
- NYSED Recognizes Lynbrook H.S: The New York State Education Department recently published its list of high achieving schools and those in need of major improvements. Click to see what distinction Lynbrook High School earned.