June 6, 2011
Memorial Day 2011 was marked by ceremonies in New Hyde Park and Garden City Park. As always, the ceremonies were dedicated to those who died in the armed forces in defense of America as well as our veterans and troops serving our great country. The Village of New Hyde Park, American Legion Post 1089, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8031 jointly hosted their annual parade and ceremony. Garden City Park’s Parade and ceremony was hosted by VFW Post 120.
In the first attached photograph, top left, from left to right are:
Village of New Hyde Park Trustee Don Barbieri, New York State Senator Jack Martins, Village of New Hyde Park Trustee Larry Montreuil, Village of New Hyde Park Trustee Robert Lofaro, Village of New Hyde Park Mayor Dan Petruccio, Nassau County Legislator Rich Nicolello, Town of North Hempstead Councilman Angelo Ferrara, and Grand Marshall and Vietnam Veteran Mike Dolan Sr. & family.
In the second attached photograph, top right, from left to right are:
New York State Senator Jack Martins, VFW Post member Charles Fitzgerald, Connie & Reno Staffa, Tom & Marge Zarella, Nassau County Legislator Rich Nicolello, VFW Post Commander George Popowitz