A ceremony at Roosevelt Playground was held on Saturday to retire an American flag that was tattered by Superstorm Sandy. The ashes of the old flag were buried. ••
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So far this holiday season, the Northeast Times’ Eleanor Smylie Fund has collected $9,058 from readers who have donated to their neighbors in need.
Because of the kindness of our readers, the Northeast Times this week was able to mail gift cards to 103 families who have let us know that they could use a little help at Christmas time.