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July 28, 2017

Elizabeth honors two who died young

Duke Park in Elizabeth was renamed Saturday in memory of Jacob Bendel, and a bench and basketball hoop was dedicated in memory of Eric Hussey. Above are Eric’s mom, Cindy Balko, left, and Jacob’s mom, Joan Bendel.

By JOSE NEGRON

jnegron@yourmvi.com

Elizabeth borough’s fourth annual Community Kids Day on Saturday provided plenty of fun for children.

It also gave two local families a chance to remember two loved ones who died 11 years apart.

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