Middle Island NY, May 2013 – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently attended Longwood’s Memorial Day services on Monday, May 27. The service took place at Bartlett Pond Park on Middle Country Road in Middle Island.
“I would like to thank the Longwood community for coming together on such an important holiday,” said Legislator Anker. “It’s essential that we remember and honor those we died for our freedoms.”
The ceremony included a wreath-laying in front of the War Memorial, songs and prayer, and readings and remarks from community members. The event was attended by local veterans, family members, Boy Scout Troop 433 of Middle Island, and other elected officials.