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The Fight of Tommy Rossi's Life

Diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in April, the Garden City native will undergo a double cord transplant Oct. 23. Rossi's family started a fundraising campaign onwww.giveforward.com. To date, the Rossi Family Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Fund has received $7,228 in donations. The goal is $100,000. There are 64 days left to donate. Read more here.

Surveillance Cameras Installed at Roller Rink

Two surveillance cameras have been installed at the Community Park Roller Rink. According to trustee Dennis Donnelly, vandalism was the catalyst for the installation. The cameras, which cost approximately $25,000, are the first to be installed, he said. Read more here.

Nassau Community Named 'Military Friendly' School

Nassau Community College has been included in G.I. Jobs Magazine's 2014 list of “Military Friendly Schools.” The list "honors the top 20 percent of schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military students and ensure their success on campus," according to the G.I. Jobs Magazine websiteRead more here.

Temple Grandin Proves Different, Not Less

More than 1,200 people filled Adelphi's University Center Ballroom, and watched through live streaming at the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall and at the Manhattan Center, to listen to Dr. Temple Grandin speak Oct. 2 about “The World Needs All Kinds of Minds.” Read more here.

Adelphi Granted Parking Privileges at Train Station

Village trustees granted Adelphi University the use of 40 unused parking spaces at the Nassau Boulevard train station for approximately one year, as construction continues on its Garden City campus. Read more here.

Fire Causes Macy's Evacuation

Macy's in Roosevelt Field was evacuated late Tuesday afternoon after a small electrical fire broke out inside the store's basement, Patch has confirmed. Read more here.

Malverne Dancer Selected for Rockettes

A Malverne resident’s dreams are coming true. Kristen Grace Smith, 20, a graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes School and Sacred Heart Academy, was recently offered a position with the Radio City Rockettes. Read more here.

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