Tribute Paid to Local War Hero 50 Years After Death
A member of the 802nd Tank Destroyer Battalion during WWII, Private Charles W. Dysko was killed Aug. 7, 1944 in France by enemy fire from a German soldier's machine gun. He was just 22 years old. In 1994, 50 years after his death, a monument was erected in Ploubalay, France honoring the late Westbury resident. In addition, on Aug. 7, 2004, the town of Ploubalay renamed their village square in Mr. Dysko's honor.
Construction of Underground, Underwater Cable Scheduled to Begin
Neptune Regional Transmission System (RTS) LLC recently announced that construction of the Neptune RTS, a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) submarine/underground electric transmission cable was scheduled to begin on or around Sept. 19. The cable, which will extend from Sayreville, NJ to the Long Island Power Authority's (LIPA) substation on Newbridge Road, will provide LIPA with access to additional energy sources.
Softball Game to Benefit Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts
On Friday, Sept. 23, representatives from the East Meadow-based Prudential Douglas Elliman and New York's WB11 (a Tribune company) will face off in a softball game to raise funds for the Red Cross in their hurricane relief efforts. The game will be held at Cantiague Park in Hicksville at 5:30 p.m.
Athletic Events Scheduled
The following is a list of athletic events from Thursday, Sept. 22 through Wednesday, Sept, 28 Carle Place Middle/High School:
Civic Association Encourages Residents To Attend September 28 Meeting
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