Weekly Recap: Fire, Rally for Ryan, Huey Lewis and the News

In case you missed it, here are some of East Meadow's top stories from this past week.

A farmers market may be returning to East Meadow in 2014.
A farmers market may be returning to East Meadow in 2014.
Busy week? No worries. Patch highlighted the top stories of the week you may have missed:

East Meadow FD Responds to Levittown Fire: On Wednesday afternoon, the East Meadow Fire Department was called regarding smoke coming from 129 Beverly Pl. in Levittown.

13 Reasons Readers Love Living in East Meadow: East Meadow Patch posed the following question to readers on its Facebook page: What makes the place you call home so special?

Crime Blotter: Eggs Thrown at Car, Stolen Bike: This week's alleged crimes in East Meadow include more car break-ins, eggs thrown at a car and a bike stolen from Jake's Steakhouse.

Farmers Market May Return to East Meadow in 2014: A farmers market may be returning to East Meadow Farms next season. Laura Hunsberger, executive director of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County, which operates the farm at 832 Merrick Avenue, said CCE has looked into cooperating with local farmers that could sell produce on a limited basis ever since the former market closed last year. Hunsberger is hoping to have something in place for the 2014 growing season.

Huey Lewis and the News Rocks Lakeside Theatre: Approximately 20,000 Nassau County residents flooded the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre at Eisenhower Park last Saturday to listen to the sounds of Huey Lewis and the News, according to county executive Ed Mangano.

NUMC Seeks Volunteers: Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC) is seeking volunteers who can lend a hand a few hours each week to benefit patients and visitors.

McKevitt: Residents Need to Re-Register for STAR Exemption: After an audit discovered widespread abuse of the Basic STAR program, all residents must re-register for the exemptions by Dec. 31, Assemblyman Tom McKevitt said.

East Meadow Resident Named a Peer Educator at Hofstra: Charles Picone of East Meadow participated in Hofstra University's prestigious peer educator program during the spring semester.

Rally For Ryan at Mulcahy's: A fundraiser was held for East Meadow resident Ryan Conte, recently diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare but highly aggressive form of pediatric cancer.


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