Friday, 27 November 2009 00:00
The Roslyn Heights Funeral Home sponsored a Veterans Day tribute ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Rescue Hook and Ladder Co., No. 1. Along with the veterans who attended many civic leaders including Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman, Councilman Dwyer, Legislator Wayne Wink and Village of Roslyn Harbor Trustee Louis Badalato also turned out to pay homage to all who served. Benediction and prayers for all those who have put on the uniform of service were given by Rabbi Yaakov Reiter (Chabad Lubavitch of Roslyn), Rev. Margaret Clark (Trinity Episcopal Church, Father Evan Evangelidis (Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church), and Msgr. Richard Bauhoff (formerly of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Roslyn).
The Highlands Fire Department provided aerial support for the Stars and Stripes to be hung across Mineola Avenue in honor of all who served.