When people drive into Eastwood from downtown Syracuse, the first thing to greet them at the gateway to our “village” has been this, the Veterans’ Monument. It is in an area that is 50% residential. We finish our Memorial Day parade there, where we gather for speeches and silent contemplation.
The proposed “monument sign” makes our gateway all about Walgreens instead:
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Last year, a few of your fun-loving neighbors marched in the Eastwood Memorial Day Parade under the auspices of Eastwood Neighborhood Watch Groups (NWG) and had a g-r-e-a-t time! Along with carrying the NWG banner, they wore and carried signs with the NWG logo, wore funny and not-so-funny hats, filled the air . . . → Read More: Memorial Day Parade 2007
The Memorial Day Parade began at the American Legion hall on the corner of James and Nichols. Coffee and donuts were available at 8:00, the opening ceremony was at 8:30, and the parade got underway at 9:00. The Neighborhood Watch Groups participated with a kazoo band and the wearing of funny hats.
Slide show of . . . → Read More: Memorial Day Parade, 2006