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Melville Fire Department gets grant for equipment

The Melville Fire Department, seen here responding to

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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...

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LI Memorial Day parades pass on lessons to youth

Leaders of a Bellmore community group place a

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Speaking at a Memorial Day ceremony Monday morning in Bellmore, Eagle Scout Timothy Messmer read a long list of names aloud.

Each name belonged to a veteran who had served his country, stretching as far back to the Civil War to present day. Each one also was a member of Messmer's family.

The Merrick resident and member of North Bellmore's Troop 577 was given the honor of speaking at...

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