Weekly Recap: East Meadow Student Named Intel Finalist, Dry Cleaners to Open

A look at what happened around the East Meadow area this week.

Busy week? No worries. Patch highlighted the top stories of the week so you can catch up on all of the local news. This week, the top stories are:

4. Residents Oppose Installation of Fence on Hempstead Turnpike: East Meadow residents say that a fence that was installed between Carmen and Franklin avenues can be a safety hazard.

3. New Dry Cleaning Store to Fill Former Blockbuster Building: A new dry cleaning store is set to open in the former Blockbuster space located at 1959 Front St.

2. UPDATE: Banned Animal Shelter Workers Win Lawsuit Against Hempstead Town:  Three volunteer animal rescue workers from Hempsteadincluding an East Meadow woman, won their case against the town. The three claim that they were penalized by the town for speaking out about alleged abuse at the shelter.

1. East Meadow HS Student Chosen as Intel Semifinalist: Anson Wang, 17, recently named an Intel Science Talent Search semifinalist for his project, Regulation of Memory Protein PKMzeta in Alzheimer’s Disease.

Florence Trunk January 14, 2013 at 08:53 PM
Congratulations to Anson Wang! Thank you for your research work. Hopefully, it will lead to a cure for Alzheimer's Disease. Continued success!


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