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Gus Macker returns to Grand Island

Grand Island

Retired Air Force Col. John J. Higgins will be the featured speaker at the town’s annual Memorial Day service at 10 a.m. Monday in Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Park, Grand Island Boulevard and Baseline Road. It will include a wreath-laying and a rifle salute.

This week:

• The Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will take place Friday through next Sunday at Town Hall and on Town Commons and Grand Island Boulevard. Hours of competition are 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

• The latest trends in drug use and drug paraphernalia will be the focus of a program for parents and other concerned adults at 7 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium of Grand Island High School, 1100 Ransom Road. The program is presented by the Grand Island PTA Council; One Island, One Team; and the Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol and Substance Abuse.