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Weekly Recap: Woodmere Apartment Fire, Siemens Winners

A look back at the top stories of the week.

In case you missed them, here are the most read stories on Five Towns Patch this week:

6. Lawrence Clinches LI Class III Football Title

The Lawrence Golden Tornadoes became Long Island champions after coming back in the fourth quarter to beat Sayville by the final score of 21-20 in the Long Island Class III championship game at Hofstra.

5. Hewlett HS Research Team Wins 2012 Siemens Competition

Three Hewlett High School seniors will share the $100,000 grand prize in the team category of the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.

4. Proposed Costco Gas Station: Boon or Traffic Nightmare?

Costco representatives and a group of Five Towns residents sharply differ on one notion about the company’s bid to build a gas station at its Lawrence superstore: how much new traffic the venture will produce on Rockaway Turnpike.

3. Lawrence Clubhouse's Future Still Unknown

Village of Lawrence officials are still unsure about what to with the heavily storm-damaged clubhouse on Causeway, with the options being repairing it or knocking it down and starting over.

2. Funds Available to Replace Storm-Damaged Boilers

The Long Island Housing Partnership (LIHP) has created a program to provide funding to residents who had heating systems damaged by Super-Storm Sandy.

1. Woodmere Apartment Building Evacuated Due to Fire

Panicked residents lined the street of Ward Place in Woodmere after being evacuated from their apartment building on the corner of Hartwell Place, due to a fire that broke out late in the afternoon Monday.

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