Toys for Tots is the largest holiday toy drive program in the nation.
A well-known charity for heroes is building a home for a U.S. Marine Corps veteran on Long Island.
Nicholas S. Buscarnera, of Mastic Beach, and Skyler D. Way, of Gouverneur, were killed after the car they were in crashed into a canal just off Catfish Lake Road in Craven County, N.C. Both men were 19.
The Marines unloaded more than 2,000 turkeys donated by Stop & Shop for the upcoming holidays.
Roger Muchnick, 23, grew up in Westport and was a popular athlete in Staples High School’s class of 2008.
Residents and drivers in the area of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey may hear some loud explosions throughout the weekend.