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WEEKLY RECAP: Supermarket Stays, Vacant School, Lynbrook Hearings 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 six stories of the week so you can catch up on all of the big local news. This week, the top stories are:

  1. : Just daystheir supermarket in Malverne, the management team of Associated has opted to keep the store open. Click to read the latest story and see what readers had to say about the business' decision to stay put.
  2. : During the July business meeting of the Lynbrook village board, officials decided to postpone the public hearings on two hot-button issues, including a proposal to demolish residential homes and replace them with a parking lot. about this.
  3. : A tractor trailer carrying two construction vehicles slammed into a train trestle in Lynbrook this week. According to residents, this is not the first time an accident like this has occurred at this spot. Click here to read the story and readers' comments. 
  4. : Did you hear the rumor that the proprietors of a new restaurant slated to open in Malverne had lost interest in developing the property? (It's not true.) Get an update on the project .
  5. : The West Hempstead Space Utilization Committee met for the first time this week to discuss what the W.H. school district should do with the vacant space inside the Chestnut Street School and the soon-to-be empty building (formerly the Marion Delaney School) on Eagle Avenue. Click to see what suggestions community members made, share your ideas and learn about upcoming meetings.
  6. : After more than four decades of operating out of members' homes, villlage buildings and other random places, the Malverne Volunteer Ambulance Corps finally moved into its own headquarters. Click for coverage of the grand opening celebration.

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Robert J. Pape, Jr. July 22, 2012 at 05:16 PM
Firefighter Paul Brady may now rest in peace. HIs heartbroken family may take some solace in the fact that this fine mans' dedication to and sacrafice for his beloved Malverne community is recognized and forever remembered by the people of the State of New York. Firefighter Brady volunteered for the fire service not for the recognition or admiration of his community and certainly not for the conveniences associated with such service. He, like the vast majority of men and women who volunteer for the fire and emergencey medical service across the State of New York, as well as across the nation, do so out of a deep sense of service to the community. We on Long Island are most fortunate to have such a fine group of well trained, dedicated and selfless individuals who are willing to go into harms way to help a neighbor. Let's remember Firefighter Brady for these qualities which he absolutely possessed, and let 's not squabble over the time it took New York State to do the right thing. Firefighter Brady you were a good and faithful servent. Rest in peace. May God watch over and protect his family. Thank you.
DAVID G. WALSH July 23, 2012 at 11:26 AM
parking no problem...francis st. 1 hr. free;2hrs. next to funeral home free; 3 hrs. behind movie free; meter parking hempstead ave. and behind funeral home and stores. When market closed we all lost business from outside of malverne. Malverne residence support your local merchants...We pay high taxes too. David G. Walsh

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