As the year draws to a close, we're looking at the top stories of 2012.
Not surprisingly, the most popular stories are rooted in community. The most popular topics according to our traffic reports were related to businesses, crime, and people.
And then there's traffic and weather—and readers came to Patch for information before, during and after Superstorm Sandy.
We look forward to covering what's most important to you in 2013.
In the meantime, here's the list of 20 most-read stories in 2012:Bedford-Katonah Pics and Clips
Should Girls Be Allowed to Compete in Boys Sports?
Sweetooth Katonah Offers Seasonal Cupcakes With Local Ingredients Horse Dies After Falling Out of Trailer on I-684 Updated: NYSEG Power Outage a 'Long Duration Event' [Video] Police: Owner Targeted in Home Invasion Hundreds Celebrate Life of Deborah Healy-Seidlitz
Mourners Fill Bedford Church for Mary Kennedy
Pound Ridge Woman Arrested Second Time in a Month in Bedford
Share Sandy Storm and Recovery Photos on Patch
Kerry Kennedy Charged with Drug-Impaired Driving; Spokesman Denies Charges
Police Searching for Suspect in Sexual Assault
Katonah Coffee Shop to Close
Farmer & The Fish Opens This Weekend in Purdys
What was most interesting to you? Tell us in the comments.