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Fire department gets grant for equipment
The Melville Fire Department recently received a $24,863 federal grant to purchase 10 sets of firefighting personal protective equipment. The items can include helmet, boots, gloves, pants, hood, and coat.
The money comes from micro-grants from the federal government through its Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, according...Read more »
Ben Gambella said his reasons for joining the Celtic Friars Pipe Band as a St. Anthony’s High School freshman were simple.
"I heard it was free," he said, shrugging.
Four years later, Gambella appreciates the band as more than just a cheap hobby, as he played the bagpipes while helping lead the St. Anthony’s Class of 2014 into its commencement ceremony Saturday morning.
The 18-year-old...Read more »