These were the biggest news stories in the Plainview area from the past week:
2. Rabbis Urge Patience: The spiritual leaders of many area synagogues are urging their congregations not to rush to judgment in the wake of allegations against a prominent catering firm.
4. Latest Burglary Spree: Nassau County Police are reporting eight new burglaries in the Plainview-Syosset-Hicksville area in a two-day span last week, including six on Friday, Feb. 10.
5. Fall Victim Airlifted: A contractor working for the Plainview Water District fell about 20 feet from a ladder and had to be airlifted from the scene. The man suffered non-life-threatening injuries and is recovering.