Does Commack have any hometown heroes?
We at Patch issued a call for nominations for Commack's Greatest Person of 2012 on Dec. 3. Maybe there was a parent, a teacher, a scout leader, a coach who went the extra mile. An elected official, community civic leader or someone who works behind he scenes to pull everything together that deserves an overdue thank you for all their hard work in 2012.
There's been one nomination received via email. Comments from readers indicated frustrations with local office holders .
But we have to ask, is there no one who has made a difference in Commack this year?
We've heard about Commack students who brought a few laughs and smiles to the UCP's Children Center, and a Commack girl whose
A tree expert from Georgia was thankful for Commack residents offering food and a warm place to stay during Hurricane Sandy Cleanup. More recently, there's even news that Commack firefighters delivered a Thanksgiving dinner to a soldier's family.
So we have to think there's at least a few people in Commack deserving a pat on the back.
In nearby Kings Park, Patch readers nominated 13 different people, couples or organizations deserve of the title Kings Park Greatest Person of 2012. They've nominated pastors of local churchs, a teacher and even the entire Kings Park Fire Department. Perhaps take a quick look over King Park's nominees to get a few ideas of your own.
We'll leave nominations open through Sunday, Dec. 23. Submit your candidate for Commack's Greatest Person of 2012 by commenting below or emailing email@example.com.