Residents are encouraged to vote for one of the following two candidates running for a seat on the Board of Fire Commissioners for the Syosset Fire District. Voting will take place at the Syosset Fire Department headquarters located at 50 Cold Spring Road on December 12 from 2 to 9 p.m.
Robert Connors, a past board member at mercyFirst, was an avid soccer player who had a 35-year history of coaching in his home community with the Massapequa Soccer Club. Connors was also a long-time member of the Board of Directors of mercyFirst who taught and coached soccer as a volunteer for almost 10 years with the teenage boys who resided on the Syosset Campus of mercyFirst. Connors passed away on January 28 after a long battle with cancer.