In case you missed them, here are the most read stories on Five Towns Patch this week:
A new sales tax exemption designed to encourage solar energy use and a law to provide new protections for domestic violence victims highlight the list of new state laws that take effect on Jan. 1, 2013.
4. Drivers Hospitalized After Crash in Inwood
A two-car collision in Inwood sent two people to area hospitals Sunday afternoon.
Thieves broke the front glass window of the T-Mobile store in Hewlett early Friday and made off with several cell phones and tablets, police said.
2. Lawrence-Cedarhurst Firefighters Battle Blaze at Auerbach Home
A fire broke out at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in a Lawrence home on Auerbach Lane.
1. N. Woodmere Gas Station Robbed at Gunpoint
A gas station on the North Woodmere/Queens border was robbed at gunpoint last Friday night, Nassau Police reported.