PLATTSBURGH -- Numerous Memorial Day services are planned for today around the North Country.

Here's a look at what's happening:


Annual Crown Point Memorial Day Celebration. Parade starts at 2 p.m. near Sacred Heart Catholic Church and moves through the downtown to the Town Park. A solemn tour of local cemeteries begins at Sacred Heart at 8:30 a.m. Memorial Day. The carnival in the park runs from noon to 6 p.m. Civil War re-enactors from the 55th Virginia CSA and 157th New York USA will be on hand for demonstrations.


Town of Keene Memorial Day events. Dedication of new Veterans Memorial at 10 a.m. at Norton Cemetery in the hamlet of Keene, at the bottom of Spruce Hill. Keene Memorial Day Parade starts at 1 p.m. and will run from Keene Valley Hardware Store south on Route 73 to the Keene Central School.


Memorial Day service. 9:30 a.m., American Legion Post 326, 2710 Main St., Lake Placid. Flags raised and lowered from 9:35 to 10:10 a.m. Parade down Main Street at 11, starting and ending at the Legion and followed by flag ceremonies.

Lake Placid Memorial Day Parade. Begins at 11 a.m. at the High Peaks Resort on Saranac Avenue. Flag ceremony at 11:30 a.m. at the American Legion Home. Former New York Secretary of State and Republican candidate for Congress Sandy Treadwell is the speaker. Refreshments follow at American Legion Home.


Memorial Day service. 11 a.m., Veterans for Foreign Wars Post 125, Boynton Avenue, Plattsburgh. Guest speaker: John Conroy, a journalist who was imbedded in Iraq and Afghanistan, whose articles appeared in the Press-Republican in 2006-07. Light buffet served.


Memorial Day Parade and ceremonies. 10 a.m., Brewster Street, Malone, adjacent to the County Court House. Ceremonies at the American Legion Home.


American Legion Montgomery Post 912 Memorial Day ceremonies. Ceremonies in Rouses Point and Coopersville. The Honor Guard will salute fallen comrades at St. Patrick's at 9 a.m., Maple Hill at 9:20 and St. Joseph's cemeteries at 9:40. Short program at 10:15 and the "laying of the wreath" honoring all veterans at the Dodge Memorial Library on Lake Street, followed by a flag-burning ceremony at the American Legion home on Pratt Street. Light luncheon. Unserviceable American flags may be dropped off at American Legion in Rouses Point before May 26. Legionnaires meet at the post home at 8:30 a.m.


Saranac Lake Annual Memorial Day Parade. Begins at Veteran's Club, 173 Broadway at 10:30 a.m., ending at Riverside Park with ceremony hosted by David Fitz-Enz, retired U.S. Army colonel, author and historian known for his work on the Battle of Plattsburgh. Refreshments at the Veterans Club follow, hosted by Sons of the American Legion and Legion Ladies Auxiliary.


Tupper Lake Memorial Day observance. Begins at St. Alphonsus Cemetery at 8:30 a.m., with all Tupper Lake veterans groups in attendance, performing "Taps" and firing of volleys. Catholic Mass offered outdoors afterward, weather permitting. Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. at Veteran's Memorial on Park Street with Tupper Lake Veterans Honor Guard led by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3120 and Edmund Bujold, American Legion Post 220 and Benjamin Churco, and the Marine's Adirondack Leatherneck Detachment 1286. Music performed by Tupper Lake High School Band. Observance concludes with laying of wreath and ceremonial taps. Public reception afterward at VFW on Park Street.

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