Farmingville, NY - On September 24, Supervisor Ed Romaine honored families who sacrificed a loved one in the name of freedom during a memorial dedication at the Bartlett Pond Park Longwood Veterans Walk in Middle Island. The event included songs, prayers and wreath laying as the new memorial was unveiled. The ceremony was sponsored by the Town of Brookhaven, the Longwood Alliance, Middle Island Civic Association and Boy Scout Troop 433.
Supervisor Romaine said, “Gold Star families have a special place in the hearts of all Americans who value their freedom. As we honor these families, we also pay special tribute the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. It is to them that we owe our sincerest gratitude.”