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Area will mark Memorial Day

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 27 May 2013 at 12:00 am

Photos courtesy of Chris Busch – Medina resident Chris Busch visited veterans’ graves at Boxwood Cemetery on Sunday. He sent Orleans Hub a few photos of some of the graves that are marked with American flags. 

The cemetery is located along North Gravel Road.

The community will honor veterans with parades and services throughout Orleans County today.

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 service will 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.

Busch also stopped by St. Mary’s Cemetery on North Gravel Road…

… and captured these images of graves on a sunny day.