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Alice Lovejoy (credit: Handout)

L.I. Museum Honors Female Pilot Killed In Line Of Duty During World War II

Scarsdale native Alice Lovejoy was killed on Sept. 13, 1944 in a midair collision over Texas.

05/27/2013

Trumpeter playing Taps (file / credit: Henny Ray Abrams-Pool/Getty Images)

Federal Cuts Threaten ‘Taps’ Being Performed Live At L.I. Military Funerals

When you go to a funeral at Calverton National Cemetery or Pinelawn National Cemetery, hearing “Taps” performed live is what you expect.

09/04/2012

B-29 at Republic Airport - Farmingdale, NY - May 26, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Pacific War Veterans Gather On Long Island Beneath Plane That Ended WWII

As sailors descend upon New York City for the 24th annual Fleet Week event, two Long Island veterans were recognized in an emotional tribute in Farmingdale.

05/26/2011

Senator Charles Schumer and Congressman Steve Israel with Josephine Rachiele, 87, Lindenhurst, an original Rosie the Riveter, at American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale (Photo/Mona Rivera)

American Airpower Museum In Farmingdale Saved From Demolition

An important part of World War II history on Long Island has been saved from the wrecking ball.

03/21/2011