Long Island Bagel Shop Manager Drives to Pennsylvania to Return Woman’s Keys

Manager Vinny Proscia got a speeding ticket on the way back, but the cop let him off when he saw thank you note

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  • A Long Island bagel shop manager drove to Pennsylvania to return a key fob that a customer had left in his shop
  • Diana Chong left Bagels 101 in Middle Island Saturday for a pre-Thanksgiving Day bash in Pennsylvania; she parked -- and had no fob
  • Manager Vinny Proscia decided to deliver it -- he got a speeding ticket on the way back, but the cop let him off when he saw thank you note

A Long Island bagel shop manager drove to Pennsylvania to return a key fob that a customer had left in his shop. 

Diana Chong drove off from Bagels 101 in Middle Island Saturday with her family for a pre-Thanksgiving celebration in Honesdale. After parking in Pennsylvania, she realized she had left the fob, needed to restart her car, at the store 185 miles away. 

Manager Vinny Proscia offered to ship the fob, but they couldn’t find a service. So Proscia decided to deliver it. 

Chong tells Newsday she insisted he accept $200 for gas and tolls and a gift card. 

Proscia says he got stopped for speeding on the return trip, but the officer let him go after he showed a thank-you card from Chong.

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