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Deer Park Kindergartners Create Vibrant Memorial Day Mural

Photo courtesy of Deer Park School District Kindergartners in Laura Oddo and Marcella Biordi’s class at Deer Park’s John Quincy Adams Primary School recently painted a vibrant mural with sidewalk chalk in honor of Memorial Day. After immersing themselves in the history and significance of the holiday, the students worked with art teacher Samantha Racano […]
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A Tribute To Service And Sacrifice In North Bellmore

Pictured: Second graders showcased their American flag project and the schoolwide flag quilt. Photos courtesy of the North Bellmore School District Donning their red, white and blue and holding miniature flags, students filled out the front lawn of Martin Avenue Elementary School in the North Bellmore School District on May 23 for the inaugural Memorial […]
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Honoring Fallen Heroes

Photo courtesy of the Fire Island School District Woodhull Elementary students participated in a special Memorial Day lesson to honor the service men and women to be remembered during the holiday weekend. They expressed their gratitude and respect through heartfelt acrostic poems, creatively highlighting the values and sacrifices of our nation’s heroes. A special thank
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Safety Tips Ahead Of Your Memorial Day Barbecue

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer for millions of people across the country. Backyard barbecues are a staple of Memorial Day weekend, and such informal gatherings contribute much to the laid back vibe of this beloved three-day weekend. Backyard barbecues may be all about food and fun, but it’s important that hosts […]
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PSEG Long Island Employees Honor Fallen Veterans

PSEG Long Island employees, including Interim President and COO David Lyons, took time out from their Memorial Day celebrations to honor fallen service members by placing American flags at graves at our national cemeteries. Employee volunteers participated in the flag placement at both Long Island national cemeteries in Pinelawn and Calverton on the Saturday before […]
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Marine Corps Memorial Day Visit Wows Elwood Community

Pictured: The Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon put on a stunning display at Elwood-John H. Glenn High School’s Memorial Day celebration on May 26. Photos courtesy of Elwood School District To coincide with Fleet Week, the U.S. Marine Corps paid an unforgettable visit to an excited Elwood-John H. Glenn High School on the morning of […]
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Make Your Memorial Day Barbecue A Success

Summer unofficially starts with the arrival of Memorial Day at the end of May. Although it is a holiday designed to honor American military personnel who have died in various wars, it also serves double-duty as a chance to gather with friends and loved ones and enjoy the return of the warm-weather entertaining season. Barbecues […]
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Navigate Memorial Day Travel

Memorial Day is a popular time to visit a friend or family member for some backyard fun. However, it’s also the perfect opportunity to enjoy some time away from home. Many people extend the Memorial Day weekend, which comprises Saturday, Sunday and Monday, to include the Friday before. This window of time is just enough […]
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Legislator Lafazan Commemorates Memorial Day in Syosset

Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D – Woodbury) joined with Syosset residents in commemorating Memorial Day on Monday, May 30. This year’s ceremony and parade were dedicated to the memory of Gus Scutari, a World War II veteran whose decades-long stewardship of the community’s annual Memorial Day observances earned him the nickname “Mr. Memorial Day.” […]