Knights of Columbus Honor Flag Day with Ceremony at Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy in Astoria

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The Knights of Columbus sponsored the 15th annual Flag Day ceremony for the students at Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy in Astoria.

At this year’s celebration, they honored FDNY firefighter Timothy Klein, 31, who died in April while battling a three-alarm house fire in Canarsie.

Also honored was Navy veteran and alumnus from the school Jim Anderson.

The hero served during the Cuban missile crisis and is currently a member of the Immaculate Conception Knights of Columbus council.