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Park to be dedicated to fallen soldier

HORICON - The town park just outside the hamlet of Adirondack will be dedicated to fallen local soldier Jeremiah Monroe in a ceremony set for Sunday May 30.

The dedication service, to be held at 2:30 p.m. will include representatives of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5513 and American Legion Post 964, both based in Chestertown, as well as state legislators and U.S. Congressman Scott Murphy of the 21st Congressional District.

The park, set off Valentine Pond Rd., will be named the Jeremiah Monroe Veterans Memorial Park in honor of Monroe of Brant Lake, who sacrificed his life August 2009 in the war in Afghanistan.

All are invited to witness the May 30 ceremony.

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