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Town of North Hempstead is Proclaimed a Purple Heart Town

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On June 4th, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Congressman Steve Israel and the North Hempstead Town Council proclaimed the Town of North Hempstead a “Purple Heart Town,” joining other towns throughout Long Island and New York that have recognized those who were injured or killed in combat while serving their country. Supervisor Bosworth joined with Erle Mutz, Sergeant-at-Arms and Robert Chiappone, Commander, both of the Chapter 417 Military Order of the Purple Heart of Hicksville and dozens of local veterans groups, at the unveiling ceremony of a sign at Mary Jane Davies Green in Manhasset which reads “North Hempstead, A Purple Heart Town.” The Town’s Highway Department will be placing similar signs at several other locations throughout the Town.