LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — The bell rang 11 times in Lake Ronkonkoma at 11:11 a.m. today, Nov. 11, to mark Veterans Day.

Veterans and community members gathered at Raynor Beach County Park along Ronkonkoma Avenue to commemorate the sacrifice and commitment of veterans to the nation and the community.

OnSachem’s Jim Green attended the tribute. Here’s his video report.

Interviews:

Tom Bissell

American Legion Post 155, Lake Ronkonkoma

Danny Pierce

American Legion Post 155, Lake Ronkonkoma

Rich Scola

AMVETS (American Veterans) Post 48, Lake Ronkonkoma

Ann Randall

AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary 48, Lake Ronkonkoma

Claire Scola

AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary 48, Lake Ronkonkoma

Doug Smith

NYS Assemblyman, 5th District, Holbrook (R, C, I)

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