Hicksville's Own WWII Survivor Takes Commemorative Flight
Two Long Islanders - one a former B-17 radio operator who dropped weapons of war in April 1945 in the German city of Leipzig and the other who was on the receiving end of those bombs - recently flew together as friends in a World War II Flying Fortress from Republic Airport in Farmingdale. The flight, which took place last month, was made possible through Stop & Shop Supermarket's Flight of Aces program.
Be a Detective This Halloween
This year, residents of Hicksville and the surrounding communities are invited to celebrate Halloween a little differently. Rather than sitting at home watching scary movies, those in the mood for some who-done-it fun can attend the Manhattan Actors Troupe's Murder at the Costume Ball, an original dinner-theater production which will be performed at Peppercorns on Thursday, Oct. 31.
Hicksville Football is Back
There has been something missing in the Hicksville community for some time, but now it's back - better than ever and that something is football. On Sunday, Sept. 22, the 5/6-year-old Hicksville Crusaders Football Team had their first victory, defeating Floral Park 18-12.
Murillo Takes Third at US Track and Field Championship
Hicksville resident Leo Murillo recently took third place at the Masters United States Track and Field Championship at the University of Maine. The 3.000 meter steeplechase event consists of 28 three-foot hurdles and seven water jumps. Despite a recent injury, Murillo, a runner on the Runner's Edge Team, ran 13:24 for 3.000 meters, setting a Long Island record for his age group and placing third in the nation.
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