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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 six stories of the week so you can catch up on all of the big local news. This week, the top stories are:

  1. : Bill Holzapfel, the former owner of Malverne Hardware and an active American Cancer Society volunteer who co-chaired Malverne's Relay for Life, suffered a fatal heart attack Wednesday. 
  2. : Patch took readers on an exclusive tour of the newly transformed stables in West Hempstead. Check out the photos, video and story by clicking on the link.
  3. Weeks afer the Malverne Volunteer Fire Department won its lawsuit to get the name of one of their fallen members finally placd on a state memorial, legislation created in the firefighter's honor was signed this week by Gov. Cuomo. See what impact this law. (Cuomo also signed New York's first cyberbullying law: )
  4. : A letter addressed to Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos written by a West Hempstead mother concerned about sex offenders leaving near her child's school incited a lively discussion among Patch readers. Click on the link above to read the correspondence and the comments that followed. (Also, check out a letter Patch received from a group of Lynbrook residents fighting a petition to demolish three homes: ) 
  5. : A 21-year-old man was stabbed during a fight around the block from a house party in Lakeview.
  6. : The Malverne Board of Education selects its new president and vice presidents at Tuesday's reorganization meeting, while the West Hempstead school board re-appointed its former President and VP back to their posts () 

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