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Dix Hills Celebrates Turn Back the Clock Day

Last weekend marked the 50th anniversary of the purchasing of the land for Dix Hills Park.

Photo by Steve Silverman.
Photo by Steve Silverman.
Volunteers from the Dix Hills Fire Department participated in the Turn Back the Clock Day, celebrating the 50th anniversary of purchasing the land for Dix Hills Park, Aug. 17.

Firefighters and rescue squad members gave tours and demonstrations of a fire engine, ambulance and antique truck, and provided information on fire prevention, safety, and recruitment.

Click here for a look back at the history of the Dix Hills Park.

Pictured from left, are Krista Marzano, Eytan Pick, Ryan Elliot, Shane Wax, Ex-Chief Rich Sorrentino, Rebecca Abensur, John Anderson, Captain Tom Smith, First Assistant Chief Rob Fling, Marilyn Byron, Robbie Dantone, 2-1/2, being held by his dad Rob Dantone. In the front are Chief Fling's daughters, Sara Fling, 8, and Courtney Fling, 10.

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