Flags to fly at half-staff to honor beloved school nurse, fixture in Port Chester community
A beloved school nurse and fixture in the village of Port Chester died on Sunday at 96.
Goldie Solomon dressed in red, white and blue or wore buttons with those colors to honor her service as a cadet nurse in World War II.
She was a school nurse at various schools in Port Chester and was well-known for her attendance at Village Board meetings.
She ran for office three times.
She was also known for volunteering with numerous groups, including the Port Chester Historical Society and American Red Cross.
Mayor Luis Marino ordered flags in the village to be flown at half-staff through Tuesday to honor her dedication to the village.
She is survived by two children, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.