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TOWN OF ISLIP AND NYPD OFFICIALS DEDICATE STREET IN MEMORY OF NYPD OFFICER WHO DIED FROM 9/11 GROUND ZERO EXPOSURE

Islip, NY – 7/1/15 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Councilman Steve Flotteron were joined by Congressman Peter King, officials of the New York City Police Department, and the family of late New York City Police Detective Tommy Merriweather for a ceremony to mark the renaming of a portion of Spur Drive North in Bay Shore in memory of Merriweather.

The June 26 renaming ceremony honored Detective Merriweather, who died at 49 from pancreatic cancer that resulted from exposure to toxins at the World Trade Center site following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Merriweather and his wife made their home on Spur Drive North in Bay Shore, which was renamed "Det. 1st Grade Tommy Merriweather Drive."

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Town of Islip hosts annual 9-11 memorial service.

The Islip Town Board remembered the 12th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, during a special ceremony held at the 9-1-1 monument located at Town Hall’s Veteran’s Memorial Park, where they were joined by colleagues from all levels of government, area fire departments, local clergyman, civic leaders and residents to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives during the 9-1-1 terrorist attacks.

 

To view photos from this event, visit the 9-11 Memorial Photo Gallery.

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