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Veterans groups to honor fallen soldiers

Participating are various area fire departments, sports teams and civic organizations as well as American Legion Post 964, V.F.W. Post 5513 and a contingent of the the Legion Auxiliary. A reception for veterans and their families will be held afterwards at the Legion Post in Chestertown.

In Lake George, the annual Memorial Day parade is set for Saturday morning May 28. The procession forms at 10:30 a.m. on Beach Road at the intersection of West Brook Road, and beginning at 11 a.m., paraders march up Canada St. to Shepard Park where memorial ceremonies are to be held. A reception is scheduled afterwards at the American Legion Dugout on Rte 9L.

In Stony Creek, Memorial Day ceremonies are set for Monday May 30, with a parade that begins at 11:30 a.m.

The procession assembles at 11 a.m. at the Stony Creek Town Hall, then heads to Four Corners, then proceeds to the town's John T. O'Neill Green Meadows Park where a memorial service will be held near the veterans monument. Refreshments will be offered to the public afterwards at the town hall. A color guard of the Stony Creek Volunteer Fire Co., the Stony Creek Emergency Squad, and the American Legion William J. Varney Post 862 are scheduled to participate, along with a contingent from the Stony Creek Library.

In Bolton, the town's Memorial Day Parade begins at 10 a.m. Monday May 30 in Rogers' Memorial Park on Lake Shore Dr. and proceeds to Veteran's Park. For details, see: www.boltonchamber.com or call 644-3831.

In Lake Luzerne, the Memorial Day Parade starts at 5 p.m. Monday May 30 at the town's "Four Corners" in adjoining Hadley, proceeds across the Bridge of Hope into Lake Luzerne down Main St. up to Rte. 9N and to the local cemetery, where services are held. For details, call 696-3912.

The Town of Johnsburg's Memorial Day parade, starts at 10 a.m. Monday May 30 proceeding down Main St. in North Creek. For information, call 251-2002.

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