Hometown Heroes
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LI Honor Flight takes off

Alongside family and friends, Christine Mundy-Ortutay stood in MacArthur Airport, the air saturated with excitement, a handmade sign at her side. The poster board displayed a photo of a young man …

As the sun shone high above Center Moriches on May 30, families lined up along Main Street for the annual Memorial Day parade. The procession kicked off promptly at 9 a.m. from Lake Avenue and …

Sponsorships are now available for the third annual Take a Veteran Fishing Trip hosted by The Great Gun Anglers. The trip will take place on July 23 this year and usually brings about 50 veterans …

Retired Air Force veteran and FDNY firefighter Chester Moscicki celebrated his 100th birthday. He was born in Brooklyn on May 2, 1922. He now lives in Center Moriches. He served during WWII as a tail …

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 …

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