Welcome Back from Iraq, Sgt. Matthew Schmidt
Outside the Franklin Square & Munson Fire House, a sign bore a simple message, but seemed to say everything that was on the minds of those gathered inside. "Welcome Home Matt" was exactly the sentiment felt by family and friends who attended a party in honor of Army Reservist Matthew Schmidt, who safely returned from Iraq.
Emanuel Baptist Church Makes History in Elmont
History will be made at the Emanuel Baptist Church of Elmont this Sunday when the Laymen's League of the church celebrates its 34th anniversary. An out of the region layman, in the person of Deacon Stanfort J. Perry from Syracuse, New York, will be the guest speaker. He will be making his first appearance in this area.
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