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Weekly Recap: Man Rescued from Car, Rebuilding After Sandy

(Credit: Ron Luparello)
(Credit: Ron Luparello)
Busy week? No worries. Patch highlighted the top stories of the week so you can catch up on all of the local news. This week, the top stories are:

5. ROBIN RABINOWITZ RECEIVES HADASSAH CENTENNIAL AWARDThe Merrick-Bellmore Dayan Lilah Group has announced that longtime member Robin Rabinowitz of Merrick is the recipient of Hadassah's Centennial Award, awarded for her continued support of Dayan Lilah and possessing the ideals and values that have exemplified Hadassah for 100 years.

4. MTA To Hike LIRR FaresThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Tuesday voted to raise its fares across the board, including a 9 percent Long Island Rail Road hike set to impact Long Island commuters and travelers in March.

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3. Merrick Civic Leaders Discuss School Security: Just five days after the shooting that happened at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, local leaders, parents and other community members gathered at the Merrick Road Park Clubhouse to discuss school safety measures when pertaining to local schools.

2. Merrick Businesses Continue to Rebuild After Sandy: Despite the fact that Hurricane Sandy happened more than a month ago, many local businesses are still feeling the sting.

1. Merrick FD Rescues Person from Car: The Merrick Fire Department responded to the scene of a serious accident Monday afternoon, rescuing a victim from their vehicle.

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