Weekly Recap: Woman Rescued from Blaze, Central Avenue Basement Fire

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:


With an abundance of vacancies throughout areas of the Five Towns, it’s nice to report that some of them have recently been filled with interesting new businesses.


The Nassau County Police Department will step up patrols at prospective targets on the Jewish community in light of last week’s terrorist attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.


An alleged drunken driver on Sunday hit another car on Meadow Lane in Lawrence, mounting the sidewalk and nearly striking a house, according to a fire official.


A fire that started in the basement of the Traditions restaurant in Lawrence last Friday morning caused several neighboring Central Avenue stores to fill up with smoke and the street to be closed, according to the Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department.


A chief of the Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department and Nassau County police officers on Sunday rescued a handicapped woman from a Cedarhurst house that had caught fire, according to a fire official.


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