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Where we live: Lackawanna


A ceremony honoring those who died while serving our country begins at 10 a.m. today at Veterans Stadium on South Park Avenue.

Col. John B. Weber Post 898, Veterans of Foreign Wars, is hosting the ceremony, along with Lackawanna Post 63 and Matthew Glab Post 1477, American Legion, and Marine Corps League Detachment 216.

Entertainment will be provided by Lake Effect Harmony Chorus and Nickel City Road Show.

The ceremony will conclude with the celebration of Mass at Weber Post 898 at 2909 South Park Ave. For more information, contact the Lackawanna Recreation Department at 827-6455.

Also this week:

• Nominations are due Friday for the Lackawanna Youth Board’s 20th annual Youth Recognition Awards Program.

Awards will be given to youth and adult volunteers as individuals or as a group. Categories are: youth/individual, youth/group and adult (for service to youth).

Nomination forms are available at: youth bureau, Room 309, and mayor’s office, Room 301, in City Hall, 714 Ridge Road; online at www.lackawannany.gov; or by calling the youth bureau at 827-6475. They’re to be returned to the youth bureau office. E-mail youthbureau@lackny.com or lyb4kids@yahoo.com.

Award winners will be notified in writing following the Youth Board’s June 5 meeting. Recipients will be honored June 28 at the Lackawanna Festival at Veterans Stadium.

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