Remembering a loved veteran

Locals hold spaghetti dinner to honor Tom Bennet Sr.


The Elmont Chamber of Commerce held its Thomas A. Bennet Spaghetti Dinner on Dec. 23 — a free dinner that is expected to continue annually.

The dinner was held to honor local veterans and remember Tom Bennet Sr., a former commander of VFW Post 455 in Elmont, who died in January. Spaghetti, meatballs, lasagna, salad and dessert were served.

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