Now that August is almost over, here is a look back at the most-read stories of the month:
After 50 years in business, owner Norman Rappaport prides himself on keeping his kosher deli afloat when so many other eateries in the Five Towns have gone out of business, especially during these tough economic times.
After 35 years in business, in Cedarhurst served its last meal on the evening of Aug. 14.
Three men, armed with a handgun, entered a Woodsburgh home on Thursday night, tied up three people inside and stole jewelry and electronics before fleeing in the homeowner’s vehicle, according to police.
Four young children were transported to the hospital on Wednesday after their school bus collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Central Avenue and Woodmere Boulevard, according to the chief of the .
Here are the Five Towns' stories that got the most comments this month:
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Readers debated whether, and which, guns people should be allowed to own.
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Many comments came from well-wishers who enjoyed La Viola's food over the years. Others wondered why Lino Viola closed at this time.
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Readers shared which stop signs are most often ignored by other drivers.
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As with many issues in School District 15, a debate started over whether the district should be providing busing for private schools.