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Franklin Square & Munson Fire Department honors local students


Members of the Franklin Square & Munson Fire Department honored students who won the 2019 Fire Prevention Poster and Essay Contest on Nov. 25.

The members handed each of the winners a certificate and a 10-year smoke detector for their homes. Polk Street School was also honored for having the most students participating in the entire Franklin Square school district.

The winners include Jaxson O’Connor and Anya Anderson from the John Street School, Jack Mahoney and Emily Vrahimis from the Washington Street School, Jack LaDuca and Giulia Tola from the Polk Street School, Nicholas Broas and Mandy Webber from H. Frank Carey High School and Lia Giaconelli from Valley Stream North High School.

— Melissa Koenig