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Memorial Day honors the fallen

TRI-COUNTY AREA--Area towns and villages are preparing local ceremonies to honor the memories of those who died in the United States Armed Forces this Memorial Day Monday, May 25.
The annual Dundee village parade will begin at 10 a.m. in front of the school and end with a Memorial Day service at Seneca Street Park. Steven Wheeler will be giving a keynote address during the ceremony. Penn Yan will also hold their parade at 10 a.m. to the old courthouse steps, where there will be a memorial service for the fallen.
The town of Torrey will hold its annual Memorial Day service Monday, at 10:30 a.m. at the Dresden United Methodist Church on Cornelia Street. U. S. Air Force Colonel (Ret.) Wanda C. Wood will be the guest speaker. Following the service, there will be a parade to the cemetery where a ceremony will be directed by Don Chambers and other members of American Legion Post 1571. After the cemetery service there will be a chicken barbecue at the church.
The Wayne History Group and Friends of Tyrone's service begins at 10 a.m. at the Wayne village cemetery. There will be speakers from the Meade-Price American Legion Post 1208. Kay Swarthout Thomas will be doing a reading while Buddy Leach will hold a veteran tribute. Pastor Judy Peppard will perform the invocation.
The village of Watkins Glen's events begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Naval Memorial, with a parade up Franklin Street at approximately 10:45 a.m.to the 11 a.m. service at the county courthouse. Retired Schuyler County Judge J.C. Argetsinger will be the guest speaker, who served on active duty as an infantry officer from 1967 to 1969. The annual memorial service at She-Qua-Ga Falls Park takes place at 9:30 a.m. Dr. Stephen Spaulding will be giving the keynote address at the event. There will also be a memorial service in Odessa at the Veteran's Memorial Park at 11 a.m. State Assemblyman Phil Palmesano is this year's guest speaker.






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