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Pecolia Bostic, 68, has lived in Wyandanch for (Credit: Erin Geismar)

Pecolia Bostic, 68, has lived in Wyandanch for more than 50 years and raised seven children in the community.

Wyandanch people

Profiles of people, from community leaders to residents we bump into around town, in Wyandanch as part of our Town Focus series.

Sharon Carter-McCutcheon, 47, has lived in Wyandanch since
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Sharon Carter-McCutcheon, 47, has lived in Wyandanch since childhood. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Shelly Williams has lived in Wyandanch since she
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Shelly Williams has lived in Wyandanch since she was a child. She works as a clerk typist at Wyandanch Memorial High School. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Don Sanford, 55, of Amityville grew up in
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Don Sanford, 55, of Amityville grew up in Wyandanch and is growing his business there. (Feb. 15, 2012)

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Heath A. Broughton, of West Babylon, is founder
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Heath A. Broughton, of West Babylon, is founder and chief operating officer of Man in the Mirror Youth Consulting Service. (Feb. 15, 2012)

Delores Jenkins, 62, principal of LaFrancis Hardiman Elementary
(Credit: Alessandra Malito)

Delores Jenkins, 62, principal of LaFrancis Hardiman Elementary School, will be honored for her contribution to education at the Town of Babylon's 24th annual Black History Month Celebration. (Feb. 15, 2012)

Jamie Ward, a guidance counselor at Wyandanch Memorial
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Jamie Ward, a guidance counselor at Wyandanch Memorial High School, was born and raised in the community. (Feb. 13, 2012)

Charlie Reed, 65, is vice chairman of the
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Charlie Reed, 65, is vice chairman of the Wyandanch Community Development Corp. and has lived in the community since 1964, when he was 17. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Pecolia Bostic, 68, has lived in Wyandanch for
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Pecolia Bostic, 68, has lived in Wyandanch for more than 50 years and raised seven children in the community.

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Candis Tolliver, who works for the New York
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Candis Tolliver, who works for the New York Civil Liberties Union, attends a monthly community organization meeting at Wyandanch Memorial High School. (Feb. 13, 2012)

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