MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS

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THE CATHOLIC WAR VETERANS POST 16-91 WILL HOLD A MEMORIAL DAY PARADE STARTING AT 8:45AM AT THE BAVARIAN HALL. A MASS FOLLOWS AT ST. MARY’S CHURCH AND A SERVICE AT ST. MARY’S CEMETERY. THE HONOR GUARD WILL BE AT THE WALL THAT HEALS AT THE VAN ZANDT MEDICAL CENTER AT 1:30PM TO FIRE A SALUTE IN HONOR OF ALL MEN AND WOMEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN DEFENSE OF THE COUNTRY. HOLLIDAYSBURG’S PARADE IS AT 9AM. THE PARADE SPONSORED BY THE JUNIATA VFW WILL FORM ON NORTH 8TH STREET AT NORTH 4TH AVENUE AND STEP OFF AT 9:30AM AND ALTOONA’S DOWNTOWN MEMORIAL DAY PARADE IS SPONSORED BY THE BLAIR COUNTY WAR VETERANS. IT BEGINS AT 10AM AT 8TH AVENUE AND 17TH STREET. POLICE SAY ONLOOKERS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE CONSTRUCTION AREA. AND DUNCANSVILLE’S PARADE STARTS AT NOON ON 3RD AVENUE. MOTORISTS TRAVELING IN THOSE AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CHOOSE AN ALTERNATIVE ROUTE AS MANY ROADWAYS WILL BE CLOSED. 5-26-14