Wreaths

Veterans plan to lay wreaths in Ellwood City Memorial Square on Saturday.

ELLWOOD CITY – A special ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday in front of the municipal building to lay a wreath at the WWII monument commemorating Victory in Europe Day. Joe Fisher, Commanding Officer of American Legion Post 157, and Legion members will place the Beaver-Lawrence Veteran …

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Constellation Garden featured in UNC Charlotte Memorial Memorial Local News

This artist rendering shows what the new memorial will look like on campus. It follows the orientation of the stars above the Kennedy Building on April 30, 2019, when the attack took place. By UNC Charlotte By UNC Charlotte A “constellation garden” that follows the orientation of the stars above …

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May Day protesters demand more job protection amid pandemic

PARIS – Workers and union leaders dusted off megaphone and flags that remained rolled up during coronavirus lockouts for lightened but still noisy – and sometimes violent – marches on May 1, demanding more protection from work amidst a pandemic that has turned economies and workplaces upside down. In countries …

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Wreaths Across America Mobile Exhibition Opens in Bakersfield | New

It was designed to be inspiring, educational, and free. But it was also built on wheels and will soon be on the road to its next destination. The Wreaths Across America mobile education exhibit visited Bakersfield for the first time on Thursday to share its mission to “remember, honor, teach,” …

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Paper flowers on display at the central library

Photos courtesy of the Central Library Spring is in full bloom at the Central Library as patrons can view the work of local artist Rae Duncan and the Vivid Blooms art exhibit. Duncan’s Paper Flower Garden evokes spring with over 450 hand-cut craft flowers in a rainbow of colors and …

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Providence ARF celebrates April 24 at the Armenian Martyrs Monument

Providence ARF members, Armenian Martyrs Monument, Providence, RI, April 24, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI – Saturday April 24eAs news spread that President Biden had acknowledged the Armenian Genocide, a group of 15 members of the Providence ARF gathered at the Armenian Martyrs Monument at the entrance to the city’s northern burials. …

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One year later: “Remembrance, appropriation, awareness” | Item

Col. Kevin Bradley, commander of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment, leads the Brave Rifles in a race commemorating the first anniversary of Vanessa Guillen’s disappearance and death at Fort Hood, Texas, April 22. (Photo credit: Blair Dupré, Fort Hood Public Affairs) SEE THE ORIGINAL FORT HOOD, Texas – In the cold …

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Use the fabric to create arts and crafts

Fabric is an excellent material for arts and crafts. Compared to paper, it is more durable and flexible. In addition, it is colorful, especially if you are using colored or printed textile. So, if you have fabric scraps in your home, you can turn them into beautiful works of art. …

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Appomattox UDC Holds Annual Memorial Service | New

April is Confederate History Month and on Sunday April 11 the Appomattox United Daughters of the Confederacy held their annual memorial service at the Confederate Cemetery. The special guest speaker was Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg of Spout Spring. Appomattox Courthouse Rangers SCV, Napoleon Bonaparte Ponton Camp, Charlotte County Grays Camp …

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DAR and CAR celebrate Earth Day

Members of the Trumbull-Porter Chapter, Daughters of the National American Revolutionary Society (NSDAR) and Charles Merriman Society members, Children of the American Revolution (RCA) celebrated Earth Day by helping clean up the Old Burying Ground in Watertown. They picked up the 82 Wreaths Across America wreaths that had been placed …

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