Family members and members of the Cutchogue Fire Department gathered Thursday evening to honor the memories of department members Jason Cooper and Andrew McCaffery, both of whom died last year. Mr. Cooper was 47, and Mr. McCaffery was 41. (more…)
Just over one year after the death of Jason Cooper, the New Suffolk Civic Association and New Suffolk Board of Education came together on Thursday afternoon to dedicate the New Suffolk ballfield in Mr. Cooper’s memory.
A large rock sits behind the home plate fence decorated with a plaque that includes a picture of Mr. Cooper and a description of his life and involvement in restoring the ballfield. READ
The New Suffolk Board of Education is looking to appoint someone to fill the vacancy left on the board after Jason Cooper died last month.
President Tony Dill said the school board is in the process of compiling a list of interested individuals, who they will then interview for the position. They hope to appoint someone near the start of the upcoming school year.
When the Cutchogue Fire Department needed a firefighter with the expertise to operate its fire rescue boat, Jason Cooper was there. When his country needed his service during the first Gulf War in Desert Storm, Jason Cooper was there. When the New Suffolk School Board needed a volunteer community member to serve, Jason Cooper was there.