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Councilman Donnelly Recognizes 9/11 Essay Contest Winners

Andrew Berger
Deer Park Patch

Babylon Town Councilman Tom Donnelly recently recognized Joseph Thomas of Deer Park High School and Matthew Heinen of Robert Frost Middle School for winning the Deer Park Fire Department’s Annual September 11th Essay Contest. For the contest, participants were asked to write 500 words or less about why it is important to remember the events of September 11th, 2001. The winners were awarded with $50 gift cards at the Deer Park Fire Department’s annual 9/11 memorial ceremony.

Pictured are Deer Park Fire Department Chief Lawrence Bradbury; Councilman Donnelly; Matthew Heinen and family; Former Chief Thomas Richardson; and Brian Thomas of the Deer Park Fire Department, who accepted the award for his son Joseph.