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.Cops: Reckless Driver Arrested in East Meadow: Tomas Menjivar, 25, of Huntington Station was arrested in East Meadow after Nassau County police said they had to take evasive action to avoid being hit by him.
3.Police: East Meadow Man Blinded Restaurant Worker in Assault: Premaras Selvaratnam, 31, of East Meadow was arrested for an October assault that left a 36-year-old Hicksville restaurant employee blind in one eye.
2.UPDATE: Car Accident Causes Fire at BP Gas Station: A fire broke out at BP Gas Station on Hempstead Turnpike as a result of a car accident early Tuesday afternoon.
1.East Meadow Woman Marches in Inaugural Parade:Judy D'Achille, an East Meadow resident for about 20 years and a volunteer puppy raiser for Canine Companions for Independence (CCI), was one many puppy raisers chosen to march in Monday's Presidential Inaugural Parade.