Here’s what people were reading this week on your community news blog.
After opening its doors four years ago, The Candy Store on Main Street in Port Washington is taking a ride on the Wonkavator to Albertson.
The Town of Hempstead is telling residents whose properties have been vandalized with graffiti to have the graffiti removed and arrange for a town inspection within 30 days.
Bellport residents told village trustees at a public hearing Monday that they support higher taxes in order to protect village amenities like the Fire Island ferry, golf course and Ho-Hum Beach.
The U.S. Postal Service has formally listed its longtime Hicksville facility for sale, the first step in a process that could lead to the site’s redevelopment.
A state advisory panel report warns that new efforts to rate teachers based on student test scores -- if mishandled -- "will result in frustration, loss of faith and set the system up for failure."
Photo: Kathy Riley put in a new fence to separate her property from Sunrise Highway. Two days later, vandals broke off five of the pickets and painted graffiti over what remained, she says. (March 30, 2011)