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Glen Cove man finds piece of history

A photo of the badge that belonged to

A photo of the badge that belonged to Frank McCue around 1924 when he was a Glen Cove motorcycle police sergeant. McCue would be appointed Police Chief in 1928. The badge was found by Wayne McCann in the wall of his Pearl Street home, where McCue had lived. McCann found it when he was putting insulation in the walls of the home. (July 21, 2013) Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

When putting insulation in a wall at his Glen Cove house, Wayne McCann found an old motorcycle police badge that belonged to Glen Cove Police Chief Frank McCue, who became the youngest police chief in state history in 1928. McCann is donating the badge to the City of Glen Cove.

Former Glen Cove Police Chief Frank McCue in
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Former Glen Cove Police Chief Frank McCue in an undated photo taken around 1960.

A photo of the badge that belonged to
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

A photo of the badge that belonged to Frank McCue around 1924 when he was a Glen Cove motorcycle police sergeant. McCue would be appointed Police Chief in 1928. The badge was found by Wayne McCann in the wall of his Pearl Street home, where McCue had lived. McCann found it when he was putting insulation in the walls of the home. (July 21, 2013)

Barbara McCue Caggiano, Wayne McCann and Maggie McCue
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

Barbara McCue Caggiano, Wayne McCann and Maggie McCue Tanchuck (Barbara's daughter) talk about a motorcycle police badge that belonged to Barbara's father, Glen Cove Police Chief Frank McCue. McCue was a Glen Cove motorcycle police officer in 1924 and became police chief in 1928. The McCue family lived in the Pearl Street home that now belongs to McCann. McCann found the badge in the wall when he was putting insulation into the wall back in 1988. Tanchuck holds a photo of her grandfather. (July 21, 2013).

From left, Maggie Caggiano Tanchuck and her mother,
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

From left, Maggie Caggiano Tanchuck and her mother, Barbara McCue Caggiano, meet with Wayne McCann, who showed them a motorcycle police badge that belonged to Barbara's father Glen Cove Police Chief Frank McCue who was a Glen Cove motorcycle police officer in 1924 and became police chief in 1928. The McCue family lived in the Pearl Street home that now belongs to McCann. McCann found the badge in the wall when he was putting insulation into the wall back in 1988. (July 21, 2013)

From left, Maggie Caggiano Tanchuck and her mother,
Photo Credit: Audrey C. Tiernan

From left, Maggie Caggiano Tanchuck and her mother, Barbara McCue Caggiano, meet with Wayne McCann, who showed them a motorcycle police badge that belonged to Barbara's father Glen Cove Police Chief Frank McCue who was a Glen Cove motorcycle police officer in 1924 and became police chief in 1928. The McCue family lived in the Pearl Street home that now belongs to McCann. McCann found the badge in the wall when he was putting insulation into the wall back in 1988. (July 21, 2013)

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