Students, veterans celebrate Flag Day in Malverne


The Malverne American Legion Post 44 held its annual Flag Day Ceremony at the Chester A. Reese Veterans Memorial Park gazebo on June 14. Dozens of veterans, residents and students from the public and parochial schools turned out for the annual event.

During the ceremony, Post 44 members awarded bonds and flag sets to the fourth- and fifth-grade winners of the “What the Flag Means to Me” essay contest. Local village leaders that include Malverne Mayor Patti Ann McDonald attended the celebration.

–Nakeem Grant