New no turn on red signs, multiple house fires, Walmart construction and a purse snatching incident were just some of the stories we covered.
Are you wondering what were the top stories we
covered this past month?
Here is a look at the top 5 news stories on Levittown Patch for January
#5 Levittown Firefighters Extinguish Blaze at Rolling Lane
- A second story house fire on Rolling Lane in Levittown was extinguished with no injuries reported.#4 Levittown Walmart Under Construction -
The Walmart Neighborhood Market grocery store set to replace the vacant
Walbaum's in Levittown is currently under construction and will be
completed sometime in 2013. A Walmart spokesman said the new grocery store will be the first ever on Long Island and will provide an "economic boost" to the area.#3 Family Escapes Raging House Fire -
A family of four and their pet dog were able to escape a serious fire on Griddle Lane in Levittown. #2 Banned Animal Shelter Workers Win Lawsuit
- Three banned volunteer animal rescue workers from Hempstead Town Animal Shelter
have won their case against the town. Court documents state that the settlement totaled $150,000, including attorney's fees.#1 Displaced Family's Missing Dog Found After 41 Days -
A dog that was missing for 41 days in Levittown has been
reunited with its owners - a Massapequa family that was staying with relatives in Levittown after their home was flooded in the hurricane. Honorable Mentions:New No Turn on Red Signs Show Up on Hempstead Tpke. -
New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has installed a
number of new "No Turn on Red" signs on Hempstead Tpke. " to improve
pedestrian visibility and safety." Many residents feel, however, that
the signs are unnecessary and cause traffic jams and even more problems.Levittown Man Charged With DWI, Possession of Stun Gun
A Levittown man was arrested and charged with
driving while in intoxicated, resisting arrest, and for being in
possession of a stun gun shaped as a cell phone. Purse Snatcher Caught Outside Denny's in Levittown
- A man who detectives said pushed an elderly woman to the ground in a
Wantagh parking lot and snatched her purse was arrested in Levittown outside Denny's after a police pursuit. What is your top story for last month? Tell us in the comments below.
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