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Call For Submissions: Salute To Veterans

Anton Community Newspapers will be publishing a special supplement section on July 4 in honor of local veterans. This supplement will include profiles, organization information and resources and of course, lots of photos of those who serve and have served.

Submit your photo of your family’s veterans, preferably in uniform.

Email a high-resolution to Christy Hinko at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or mail an original with a SASE for return to: Christy Hinko, Anton Newspapers—Veteran Salute, 132 E. 2nd Street, Mineola, NY 11501, before Wednesday, June 18.

All photos must include the name of the veteran. Add in any additional information known: location/date of photo, rate/rank/branch, war era, dates of service, where the veteran is from or lives now locally.

News

Elmont Library reneges on Stewart Manor drop-box

It was announced at the August Stewart Manor Board of Trustees meeting that the Elmont Memorial Library recently reneged on a deal to place a library drop-box in Stewart Manor Village Hall. The box would have allowed the Village’s elderly residents a more convenient option for returning books. According to the Board, the deal was all but done before the library backed out at the last minute.

“They offered us the world and we got crumbs. Rocks, really,” said Stewart Manor Mayor Gerard Tangredi.

On June 6, 1944, the Americans and the Allies stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, with 150,000 soldiers, 5,000 ships, and 11,000 aircraft in a titanic battle to breach Hitler’s fortified Atlantic Wall. Operation Overlord was the largest invasion in world history; the forces of democracy and freedom were in a fight to the finish against powerful totalitarian regimes and their ideologies. The invasion drew upon all the physical, spiritual, material, and human resources of our great nation. Brave, young Americans overcame daunting odds as they fought their way across Utah and Omaha beaches. These boys, doing the deeds of men, that day changed the course of history.


Calendar

Town of Hempstead Board Meeting

Tuesday, September 2

Floral Park Senior Citizens’ Picnic

Tuesday, September 2

Village of Floral Park Board of Trustees To Meet

Tuesday, September 2



Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com