Annual Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans and Family Day

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By Glenn Rohrbacker Local and federal representatives hosted the fourth annual Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans and Family Day of Wellness, which provides a setting for local veterans and their family members dealing with post-service transition issues to participate in wellness related activities and learn about the Joseph P. Dwyer Peer-to-Peer Program. “We have no greater obligation


Suffolk County Honors Armed Forces

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Suffolk County officials and members of the community gathered en masse on Saturday morning, at the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge, to honor our Men and Women who serve in our Armed Forces. Over 200 local veterans and residents were in attendance. Veterans who served dating back to World War II stood proud with


Interview with WWII Unsung Hero Adele Danon

WWII unsung hero Adele Danon

Smithtown Today got to sit down with an unsung hero of WWII last week. Adele Danon,was just 19 years old when she signed up to serve her country as a member of the US Cadet Nurse Corps. What most of us may not know, is by the year 1945, cadet nurses provided approximately 80% of


Zeldin Meets With V.P. Pence on Relationship with Israel

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Congressman Zeldin has hit the ground running in his second term.  On Monday, February 13, the member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, sat down with Vice President Mike Pence to discuss the Nation’s relationship with Israel. The meeting took place in the Capitol, in anticipation of


Congressman Zeldin Appointed to US Holocaust Memorial Council

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House Speaker Paul Ryan has appointed Congressman Lee Zeldin to serve on the Holocaust Memorial Council. The council was established in 1980 by Congress, dedicated to honoring the survivors and preserving the memory of the six million European Jews who were murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators. The Holocaust Memorial Council is responsible for


Congressman Zeldin Spends Holidays with Soldiers in Middle East

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Congressman Zeldin travels overseas with the Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to visit with US Soldiers over the Holidays. Our Congressman, Lee Zeldin is spending his second consecutive holiday season, overseas with US Soldiers, deployed in the Middle East. The member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is a part of a bipartisan Congressional Delegation, or a


Smithtown Soldier Surpises Little Brother

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Smithtown Soldier Surprises his little brother at Tackan Elementary    Tackan Elementary School kindergartner Leo Medina got the surprise of  his life when his big brother, a private in the US Army surprised him during the annual holiday ice cream party. The Smithtown High School East alumni and US Army Private, Justin Purnell had been stationed


Thousands of Toys for Tots Donated at Harbor Country Day School

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The Toys for Tots U.S. Marines Pick Up Thousands of Donated Toys Collected by Harbor Country Day School Members of the U.S. Marines Sixth Communications Battalion, Alpha Company, (Farmingdale, NY) loaded up thousands of toys at Harbor Country Day School Yesterday. On Wednesday, December 14th, the Upper Class students assisted the Marines with loading up


USS Michael Murphy Gets Gift From Suffolk County

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Honorary Flag Ceremony Across All Ten Suffolk Towns for USS Michael Murphy County Executive Steve Bellone joined local Veterans, County Legislators and members of the community this morning for an honorary Flag Ceremony, travelling across ten towns. Each ceremony took place at significant landmarks, honoring our Veterans on Long Island. The American flag that was


Veterans Day at Northport High School

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Northport High School Project Vets hosts Veterans Day panel presentation, An inspiring fight for freedom through the eyes of heroes Northport High School students are stepping up to the plate today to honor the brave men and women of our Nation who have served our Country throughout major wars in history. In honor of Veterans