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May 25, 2016 RSS feed / People/Social

Overview of World War One

On the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of the year 1918, World War One came to an end.The world over, this date is called Armistice Day in commemoration of the peace that finally arrived after four years of conflict. More...

COLONEL BENJAMIN BIRDSALL, REVOLUTIONARY WAR

At the beginning of the American Revolution, sentiment throughout Long Island was sharply divided with Loyalists or Tories who supported the British and the Patriots who supported independence. More...

WE WILL NEVER FORGET

While the British took the lead in tank development, the French were not far behind, fielding their first tanks in April 1917 and going on to produce more tanks than all the other combatants combined.The Germans were slower to develop tanks, concentr More...

KOREA: NO LONGER THE ‘FORGOTTEN WAR’

The Korean War Veterans Memorial is located near the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington D.C. It was dedicated July 27, 1995. More...

Last Hope Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation awarded grant

Last Hope Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc. was recently awarded a $10,000 Veterinary Assistance Grant from Banfield Foundation®. More...

King Kullen helps raise funds for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society

King Kullen helped raise funds for Local 1500 and its support of the Leukemia/ Lymphoma Society, recently presenting the union with a check for $5,500. More...

R. H. WILLIAMS, U.S. CAVALRY, CIVIL WAR

A small green bottle from the R.H. Williams Drug Company in Manhattan is on sale at Amazon.com. It is one of several that have a connection to the company—and the founder from Amityville who served in the Civil War. More...

CAPTAIN ALFED S. GRIFFITHS, WORLD WAR I

Alfred Starr Griffiths of Amityville, who served in World War I, is the only resident from that community to receive the Distinguished Service Cross which was certified and signed by U.S. More...

Harlem Hellfighters, 369 Infantry

While America was on a crusade to make the world safe for democracy abroad, it was neglecting the fight for equality for African Americans at home.The Supreme Court ruling Plessy v. More...

Sgt. John J. Kreyer VFW Post celebrating 70th anniversary

Seventy years ago, a group of 32 World War II veterans from Amityville and surrounding communities applied for a charter to form a Veterans of Foreign War Post. More...













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