The volunteers who placed wreaths on veterans’ graves during Saturday’s Wreaths Across America event were asked to speak each veteran’s name aloud, thank them for their service and pause to reflect on that person’s life.
Wreaths Across America, an organization that encourages people nationwide to remember veterans on National Wreaths Across America Day, came to Calverton National Cemetery last weekend and placed about 45,000 wreaths on graves in specific sections. READ
After spending the 2015-16 school year collecting donations, students in Mercy with a Mission at McGann-Mercy High School donated $13,000 to the Northport Veteran’s Association Medical Center Wednesday.
Specifically, the money is going to the Hero Hungry Help Project. READ
Students at Bishop McGann-Mercy High School honored local veterans Friday in a ceremony that began with the raising of the American flag outside the school by the Commander of the American Legion in Riverhead, Michael Pankowsky. READ