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Legislator Denenberg Pays Tribute to the Four Chaplains

Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg (D-Merrick) attended the Nassau County American Legion’s Four Chaplains Ceremony

on February 6, 2011 held at the Bellmore Presbyterian Church. The ceremony was held in honor of four chaplains who dedicated

and sacrificed their lives to save others during the sinking of the U.S.S. Dorchester in WWII. Legislator Denenberg

is pictured with Rabbi Mickey Baum of Temple Beth Am in Merrick; North Bellmore of American Legion Post Commander Roy DeAngela; Benjamin Epstein who survived the sinking of the Dorchester; County American Legion Commander Frank Colon;

Miriam Epstein, Benjamin’s wife; Rev. Dr. James Barnum, Pastor of Bellmore Presbyterian church;

members of Boy Scout Troop 577, and Father Joe Coschighano, Pastor of St. Barnabas RC church in Bellmore.

Legislator Denenberg Pays Tribute to the Four Chaplains