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Memorial Day Recognition

As a resident of Martinsburg, I am proud that the community recognizes patriotic days such as Memorial Day. My wife and I attended the past Memorial Day recognition at Memorial Park hosted by VFW. While somber and dignified, I left with some observations that were disappointing and detracted from the event.

1. The Program handed out said, “Today is a day of remembrance and honor of all those that fought for the freedoms we have today,” no that is Veteran’s Day; 2. The Memorial park Banquet Hall was less than half filled; 3. Only one Borough pastor was present and she ended her prayers twice wi...


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