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Year in Review: Top Videos of 2012

A look back at some of the more memorable videos produced by Great Neck Patch.

In less than five months since its launch, Great Neck Patch has been out and about capturing some of the area's most important events on tape.

Here's a sampling of some of the year's most viewed videos:

Sandy Closing in on Great Neck: Great Neck Patch Editor Rich Jacques was about and about in Great Neck and Kings Point as Hurricane Sandy approached Oct. 29.

Great Neck Village to Rethink Clothesline Ban: After complaint from a village resident in December, the Village of Great Neck Board of Trustees agreed that a law approved weeks before banning front yard clotheslines went broader than intended.

Outrage: Parkville School Bans Halloween Costumes: Angry parents reacted sharply in September to a decision by the Parkville School to ban Halloween. At a school board meeting, administrators heard complaints from parents regarding the decision by Parkville Principal Debra Shalom to change school policy regarding the celebration of Halloween.

Great Neck Heals After Sandy: Signs of recovery begin to show after after superstorm rocks Long Island in October.

: At a dockside ceremony in September, U.S. Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood and other dignitaries welcomed the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy's newest training vessel from Cape Canaveral, Fla., to Kings Point. 

Lopatkin: LIPA Communication 'Not Effective' After Sandy: Village of Kensington Mayor Susan Lopatkin criticizes the Long Island Power Authority's failure to restore power to much of village for nearly two weeks following storm.

Labor Protest at Andrew Hotel: Union 100 workers protest wages and insurance at the Andrew Hotel in Great Neck Plaza Oct. 25.

School Officials Praise Staff For Response to Post-Sandy Schedule: Great Neck Board of Education officials commended staff members for making schedule adjustments following Superstorm Sandy.

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