Local History Books Available For Purchase

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Many local history books are still available, including our two 2017 publications, The History of Camp Upton ($15) and The Biography and Collected Writings of Thomas R. Bayles ($20).  Each of these books was made possible by a grant from The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. http://www.rdlgfoundation.org/  To purchase either book, send a check payable to …

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Pearl Harbor Day Patriotic Tree Lighting, Sun Dec 3rd

Please join us on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Bartlett Pond Park for our fifth annual Pearl Harbor Day Patriotic Holiday Tree Lighting. Start time is 12:30pm. We will recount the Day of Infamy and how the story of one man’s survival inspired the Longwood Veterans Project. Holiday wreaths will be placed at each of …

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Veterans Day Ceremony 11/11/@ 11 at Bartlett Pond Park

Please join us for our 9th annual Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony at Bartlett Pond Park in Middle Island at 11 a.m.   All welcome!  Veterans, active military and their families especially urged to attend and be thanked.  Our special guest speaker, Colonel Kevin Brooks, USMC Colonel Retired, will tell the story of the night his comrade, …

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New Bayles Publication Joins Camp Upton Book at Brookhaven Town Fair

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The Longwood Alliance is proud to announce the publication of the second of two local history books made possible by a grant from The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. “The Biography and Collected Writings of Thomas R. Bayles: Railroad Agent, Farmer and Historian, 1895- 1977,” by Donald Bayles, is now available for purchase for $20. …

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Alliance Publishes New Camp Upton Book with Gardiner Grant

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The Longwood Alliance is proud to announce the publication of the first of two local history books made possible by a grant from The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. “The History of Camp Upton: World War I through World War II” by Donald Bayles and Paul Infranco is now available for purchase. This 176 page …

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Longwood Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 29 at Bartlett Pond Park

Please join us for our annual Longwood Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at Bartlett Pond Park on Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 11am.  We will place flags and wreaths at each of the seven Longwood Veterans Monuments, hear from some elected officials and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedom. All welcome! Veterans …

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Longwood Public Library Budget Vote Tuesday, April 4th: 8am-9pm

Longwood Public Library Budget Vote & Trustee Election The 2017-2018 Annual Budget Vote and Trustee Election will be held on Tuesday, April 4, from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, at the library.  A copy of the proposed budget is available for review. The budget brochure has been updated with information about the candidate for trustee. …

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Veterans Day Ceremony this Friday at Bartlett Pond Park

Let the healing begin: please join us this Friday for our 8th annual Veterans Day Commemoration at our beautiful Bartlett Pond Park in Middle Island. This place, this event, all the people it honors and all who attend are the best evidence of the truly great country we live in.

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Housing Applications for Sandy Hills Now Being Accepted

MI-LOTTERY-Affordable-Application-10.3.16doc Concern for Independent Living, Inc. is pleased to announce the planned opening of Concern Middle Island in December, 2016.  Concern Middle Island is a mixed use Supportive Housing program designed to provide housing and supportive services for adults with disabilities and low-income individuals and families from the community.  It is located at 147 Rocky …

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Library Budget Vote Tuesday, April 5th

  Please remember to vote on Tuesday, April 5th at our Longwood Public Library.  Polls are open from 8am to 9pm.  Library Director Suzanne Johnson will be happy to answer any questions you have about the library or budget.  Click the link below for a copy of the proposed budget and trustee candidate statements. http://longwoodlibrary.org/sites/default/files/LPL%20Budget%202016-2017%20In-House%20Flyer.pdf

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