Hometown Heroes
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Holiday meals for the hungry

This year, Patrick “PJ” Balzer and his wife Catherine Gutierrez, of The Kings Kids Christian Outreach in Mastic Beach, provided meals for those in need this Thanksgiving. He and his wife …

Both Lisa Fischer of Medford and Renee Joseph of Wyandanch, are the new co-presidents the Women Marines Association, NY-7. The duo took over after former president StaceyAnn Castro-Tapler moved. The …

A list of 9/11 remembrance ceremonies near you to pay homage. This Sunday, many of our local heroes will be paying tribute to those who lost, or risked, their lives on that unforgettable day, as …

Town of Brookhaven residents voted to pass seven referendums on Aug. 9 for the special-use districts that fund the not-for-profit ambulance companies in the Town of Brookhaven to modify the existing …

The Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library partnered with the Seventh Police Precinct for a National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at William Floyd High School. National Night Out is a …

Cody Farrell, a 2014 William Floyd alumnus, has gone from the halls of his alma mater and serving his school community as a member of the award-winning NJROTC program to serving as an aviation …

Memorial Day has often been a tough sell for me with “happy” in front of it. The observance of Memorial Day traces its roots to Decoration Day, which started when family members and the …

Karissa O’Brien, RN,Unit 2 North/South As a nurse on one of Long Island Community Hospital’s busiest units, O’Brien’s co-workers praise her for her enthusiasm and …

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