Weekly Recap: Motorcyclist Dies, Post Office's Future

In case you missed it, here are Five Towns Patch's top stories from the past week.

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

5. Officials Call for Town Clerk's Resignation After Arrest

Supervisor Kate Murray and other Hempstead Town officials called for the resignation of Town Clerk Mark Bonilla after his arrest last Friday.

4. Costco's BZA Request Pushed Off Again

The Town of Hempstead Board of Zoning Appeals has once again granted a request to push off Costco’s case to build a gas station at its Lawrence store.

3. Cedarhurst Post Office to Close?

The United States Postal Service will consider shutting down the Cedarhurst post office and replacing it with a retail store, according to union leaders.


A woman and her 13-year-old son arrived home to their North Lawrence home shortly after midnight last Saturday to find a man burglarizing it.

1. Motorcycle Rider Dies After Crash on Rockaway Turnpike

A 35-year-old motorcycle rider died last Friday on Rockaway Turnpike after another driver apparently cut across the victim’s path of travel, according to police.


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