It was a difficult week for the Plainview community, where the headlines were dominated by the recent deaths of two young men and remembered those lost in the Holocaust. Still, their stories were remarkable and uplifting.
The 14-year-old's death sparked an from the community.
The Mattlin 7th grader died the previous week but was in the community's heart this week.
The Plainview Jewish Center was among Plainview's synagogues holding Yom HaShoah services this week. It was there that a was revealed seven decades after the fact by a noted photographer and Holocaust survivor.
Our story about what to do with the former Amber Inn, later known as sparked a whirlwind of memories both on Patch and our Facebook Page. There's still time to tell your stories. Please add them to the comments. We're planning a story based on your memories of the old place.