Memorial Day celebrations


• Girard — 11 a.m., service at the monument at the Girard Multigenerational Center, Trumbull Avenue.

• McDonald — 1 p.m., service at the War Memorial at Woodland Park.

• Warren — Packard Band Memorial Day Remembrance concert 3 p.m. at W.D. Packard Music Hall, Mahoning Avenue NW. The concert is free.


• Austintown — 10 a.m., parade from Idaho Road and Lloyd Loop Road, ending at Fitch High School.

• Braceville — 10 a.m., church service at Braceville Christian Church; parade at center 10:30 a.m. and lunch at 11 a.m. at the police / fire building for township residents.

• Bristol — 9:30 a.m., service at Sager Cemetery; 10 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery; and 10:30 a.m. at the township center park, state Routes 45 and 87.

• Brookfield — 10 a.m., parade from Grove Street to the Center Green, south along state Route 7 to the Veterans Memorial at the cemetery for a service at 10:20 a.m. with James Cardamon of the U.S. Army as guest speaker.

• Champion — 9 a.m., parade from St. William Church along state Route 45 to north entrance of township cemetery for a ceremony.

• Fowler — 10 a.m., service at the center green followed by a parade at 10:30 a.m. and veterans service at 11 a.m.

• Girard — 11 a.m., Girard Cemetery hosted by the Girard Veterans Council.

• Hartford — 10 a.m., service at the township center, state Routes 7 and 305.

• Howland — 10 a.m., township cemetery hosted by Howland American Legion Post 700. Mike Wilson will portray President William McKinley. Following service, Post 700 will have an open house at 8273 High St.

• Johnston — 10 a.m., Johnston Cemetery hosted by the VFW Post 7614, with luncheon following at the post, 5922 Warren Road.

• Leavittsburg — 10 a.m., parade from American Legion to memorial on West Market Street.

• Lordstown — 10 a.m., Central Cemetery, Salt Springs Road.

• Mesopotamia — 1 p.m. parade from town hall to cemetery for placing flags on veterans graves sponsored by the Mesopotamia Memorial and Historical Association.

• Newton Falls — 10:30 a.m., parade from fire station / municipal building parking lot by the Cadle Company to North Canal to Broad Street to West River bridge for memorial service and then to Veterans Park. VFW Auxiliary 3332 and Judge Philip Vigorito will hold a service for the men and women lost at sea. The parade will then proceed to Veterans Park.

• Niles — 11 a.m., city cemetery hosted by American Legion Post 106.

• North Jackson — service 8:45 a.m. Vietnam Memorial at Jackson-Milton High School football field. Parade 9 a.m. from the football field parking lot to the cemetery.

• Southington — 10:45 a.m. flag raising at Chalker Building with parade 11 a.m. to Pinecrest Cemetery for a service hosted by American Legion Post 751

• Vienna — 12:30 p.m., procession from Mathews High School to the Soldiers and Sailors Monument at township center with speaker Lt. Col. John Boccieri, who is a graduated squadron commander serving as the 910th Airlift Wing’s director at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station.

• Warren — 9:30 a.m., casting of wreath by Warren Community Amphitheatre followed by a 10 a.m. service. Parade will follow service along Mahoning Avenue to East Market Street to Chestnut Street to Youngstown-Warren Road to Oakwood Cemetery. Dedication of new flagpole at Unknown Soldier’s grave and program by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1090. Following the service, there will be an open house at VFW Post 1090.

• Weathersfield –2 p.m., ceremony at Kerr Cemetery hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4192.


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