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American Legion Gives Back

When I was in Vietnam working for Stars and Stripes in 1972, I came back from the field to our Saigon headquarters and regaled...

A Veteran Heals Through Work

When Andy Roberts returned from his Army tour in Iraq in 2004, he suffered from PTSD, survivor’s guilt and hypervigilance. “Never for 365 days...

A Veteran Heals Through Work

When Andy Roberts returned from his Army tour in Iraq in 2004, he suffered from PTSD, survivor’s guilt and hypervigilance. “Never for 365 days...

Denied A Military Burial

Eric Swenson died of natural causes in his sleep this past Nov. 21 at Liberty Village in North Amityville, two months after a ribbon-cutting...

Veteran’s View: The Soldier Project

It is estimated that 1 million of the about 2.5 million U.S. troops who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are in college right now....

Topics That Need Talking

I spoke recently to about 60 World War II and Korean War veterans at a senior center in a North Hempstead town, and I...

Golden Agers Take 2016 Head On

The Mineola Golden Age Club is always keeping busy in activities. At one recent meeting, members brought in gently used towels and washcloths to...

Around Town: Nov. 5

Helena Sommers of Skelly Place has been teaching Sunday school at Corpus Christi Church for the last 45 years. • • • • Tara Fairgrieve wed...

Around Town: Aug. 27

David Herling of Mineola studied Mandarin Chinese in college. He spent time in China and now teaches Chinese at a school in Flushing. He...

Wheatley Ends On High Note

Music filled the auditorium recently, as Stage Band, Jazz Band, Chorale, Intermediate/Concert Band and Symphonic Band graced the stage for The Wheatley School Spring...