Weekly Recap: Pedestrian Struck, Life Saved at Club

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:

6. Four Corners Loses Another Gas Station

The recent closing of the Hewlett Gulf gas station at the junction of Peninsula Boulevard and Mill Road leaves only two stations remaining at one of the most heavily trafficked intersections in the Five Towns.

5. [Updated] Cops: Man Threatened to Blow Up Community Center

An Inwood man was arrested on Wednesday after he allegedly threatened to blow up the Five Towns Community Center in Inwood, police said.


An SUV crashed through a building at 265 Sheridan Blvd. on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. The driver of the late model BMW apparently lost control, striking the building and causing heavy structural damage. 

3. Woodmere Chiropractor Charged With Medicare Fraud

Four New York chiropractors — including one from Woodmere — were part of a group of 92 individuals charged nationally with falsely billing the Medicare and Medicaid programs for about $432 million, federal officials said last Thursday.

2. Lawrence Club Staffer Saves Life of Golfer (Updated)

An employee of the Lawrence Yacht and Country Club helped save the life of a 76-year-old Oceanside man last Saturday morning.

1. Struck Pedestrian Airlifted to Hospital

A 22-year-old woman struck by a car in Woodmere was airlifted to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow on Monday, according to police.


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