Parades planned for Memorial Day

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 24 May 2013 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers – The Sons of American Legion placed these flags on veterans’ graves at Boxwood Cemetery in Medina in advance of Memorial Day. The Sons placed 1,000 flags on veterans’ graves at three Medina cemeteries.

The four villages in Orleans County will all have parades on Monday to mark Memorial Day.

In Albion, a parade begins at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Main and State streets. The parade will go south on Main Street before turning east on Route 31 and ending at the front lawn of the Albion Middle School, where a servicewill follow the parade.

In Holley, a ceremony begins at 9 a.m. at the American Legion with a parade then starting at 10 a.m. It will go from the Legion and continue to the VFW on Veterans Drive. After the VFW, veterans will lay wreaths at Holley cemeteries.

In Lyndonville, a parade begins at 9 a.m. on Lake Avenue at the parking lot of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and continues to Main Street where it ends by the library.

In Medina, a parade begins at 11 a.m. on Park Avenue by the Olde Pickle Factory. It continues to State Street Park where a ceremony will follow.

There will also be a service in Kendall at 7 p.m. on May 31 at the Morton Cemetery.