Veterans

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Volunteers from Island Harvest Food Bank and Suffolk County United Veterans are distributing frozen turkeys and canned goods to veterans and their families who are in need during the holiday season.

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In his final event for veterans, retiring Long Island Congressman Steve Israel spoke of his efforts during his 16 years in office to help those who have served in the armed forces.

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This Thanksgiving Island Harvest Food Bank will donate 350 turkeys to Long Island veterans as a part of its Project Hope program.

Two residents of Stamford, Connecticut, want to make their city the home of a museum dedicated to black World World II veterans. The Museum of Black WWII History would be the only one of its kind in the country.

Mabel Jorgensen is a lifelong resident of Stamford. She frequently visits the Stamford Government Center, and one day, she noticed a monument for residents who fought in World War II. But one important name was missing.

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United Way of Long Island has won a U.S Department of Energy award for building a custom, renewable energy home for veterans and people with special needs.

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