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Third Generation Firefighter Joins the Ranks

Louis J. O'Neill was recently sworn in as the newest member of the Eaton's Neck Fire Department. He joins his father, Ex-Chief Kevin P. O'Neill, and his grandfather, Past Commissioner Kevin G. O'Neill, who are both active members of the Eaton's Neck Fire Department.

Louis is entering his senior year at the College at Brockport this fall and is currently enrolled in the Firefighter I course at the Suffolk County Fire Academy.

Eaton's Neck Fire Department Mourns the Loss of Honorary Chief and Life Member Paul F. Westenberger

It is with deep regret that the Eaton's Neck Fire Department announces the passing of 45-year member Paul F. Westenberger. Paul was an Honorary Chief and Life Member of the Eaton's Neck Fire Department and provided many dedicated years of service to the Department as its Engineering Officer. Reposing at the Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Avenue, Northport. Visitation on Thursday, July 6 from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Firematic service at 8 p.m.

Eaton's Neck Fire Department Hosts 45th Annual Independence Day Parade and Honors 90-Year-Old Veteran

The Eaton's Neck Fire Department hosted its 45th Annual Independence Day Parade on Monday, July 4. Former Fire Commissioner Walter Roy Beach, who turned 90 on July 4 and has over 63 years in the volunteer fire service, served as grand marshal of the parade. Beach served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and took part in the Normandy landings on D-Day. He has been a member of the Eaton's Neck Fire Department for 43 years, where he served for 30 years as Fire Commissioner. Before joining Eaton's Neck, Beach served for 20 years in the Levittown Fire Department.

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