memorial day

Mohawk Valley Parades Rained Out
The steady rain along with the threat of thunderstorms has put a damper on many of the Memorial Day parades scheduled for today.
Upstate New York Town Is Birthplace Of Memorial Day
It seems like a little-known fact, but in 1966, United States President Lyndon Johnson signed a proclamation naming Waterloo, New York as the birthplace of this national holiday.  That was after Congress had adopted a resolution which officially recognized that the patriotic tradition of Memorial Da…
See the 2015 New York State Fair Watchfire [VIDEO]
Watch the 2015 Watchfire at the New York State Fair in Syracuse. The annual event, held Memorial Day weekend is organized by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Central New York Chapter 103 and an estimated 20,000 people attended the fire.

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