Stories we covered in 2012 that were the talk of the town.
Are you wondering what Levittown Patch stories of 2012 got the most comments from readers?
Here is a list of the top 10 stories with the most comments in 2012:#10 Lawyer: Assisted Living Proposal "Good Fit for Community" (55 comments)
- The developers of the proposed assisted living facility at the North Village Green plan to demolish the former North Levittown Lanes building and construct
a three-story facility for senior citizens in its place.#9 Sound Off: Will You Shop at the New Walmart Market? (56 comments) -
Residents voiced mixed feelings about the planned opening of a Walmart supermarket at the former Walbaum's.#8 Residents Report Teen Violence, Recklessness (70 comments) -
Residents reacted to reports of teen violence after a YouTube video titled "Levittown Beatdown"
#7 Nassau Police Precinct Merger: The Vacuum Effect, Transport Time (74 comments) -
As Nassau County announced that they'd cut its eight police precincts into four,
residents responded to potential problems with
#6 County Eyes Private Partnership for Sewage System (77 comments) -
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano announced a Debt Reduction and Sewer
Stabilization Plan to eliminate $750 million -- 25 percent -- of the
county's $3 billion debt. The Debt Reduction and Sewer Stabilization Plan includes the
implementation of a public-private partnership to operate and maintain
Nassau's three wastewater treatment plants.#5 Cuban Food Truck Brings New Flavor to Levittown (80 comments) -
Rollin' Cubans landed in Levittown in August and was spotted parked in the Office Max parking lot off Hempstead Tpke. The truck is owned and operated by Hicksville resident Roberto Baez, a former chef in Oyster Bay.#4 Police Identify Teen Killed on Hempstead Turnpike (84 comments)
- Residents reacted to news of a teenager killed while crossing Hempstead Tpke. back in April. #3 Nassau Notebook: Hate Crimes, Jail Demotions, Pharmacist Security (95 comments) -
Our weekly Nassau Notebook covered reports of bias incidents against a broad spectrum of religious symbols and houses of worship, which spread across Long Island. #2 Patch Question: Former Kmart Building (96 comments) -
The former KMart building has been closed for a long period of time, prompting residents to question what could replace the vacant property.#1 Walmart Market to Replace Vacant Walbaum's in Levittown
) - The original story on the news of Walmart's planned opening of a supermarket in Levittown drew a ton of comments and mixed opinions from residents. The chain of grocery stores offer a full line of groceries, health and beauty
products, photo services, general merchandise and other items.
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