Memorial day events 2022 | News, Sports, Jobs – Altoona Mirror

May 26, 2022
Altoona
n A Memorial Day parade will be held in the Juniata section of the city at 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 30. The parade will travel from North Fourth Avenue to North Eighth Street to North Fifth Street to North Sixth Avenue to North Second Street to North 11th Avenue to Broadway and end at the ballfield.
n The Blair County War Veterans Council Memorial Day parade will be held in downtown Altoona at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 30. The parade will go from Eighth Avenue and 17th Street to 12th Avenue to 12th Street to 11th Avenue to 15th Street. A service after the parade will be held at the Robert E. Laws Veterans Mall, 14th Street and 11th Avenue.
Tyrone
The 2022 Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 30, 2022, at 10am. If you are interested in participating, please contact Kim G. at the borough office 814-684-1330.
Patton
The Patton Memorial Day parade will be held at 9:15 a.m. Monday, May 30, and will be led by local veterans, Cambria Heights High School band, Patton Volunteer Fire Company and various youth groups. The veterans will visit eight cemeteries along with the memorial at Patton Park, with rifle salutes and taps played to honor those who have served their country in war and peace. The final ceremonies will be held in front of the American Legion Post 614 and the VFW Post.
Claysburg
The Claysburg American Legion will conduct its 88th annual Memorial Day Program on Sunday, May 29, at various cemeteries in the Claysburg area. The Sproul cemetery service will be held at 1:15 p.m.; King at 1:35 p.m.; Imler at 2:05 p.m.; Greenfield at 2:25 p.m.; Lower Klahr at 2:50 p.m.; Upper Klah at 3:10 p.m. and Mount Hope at 3:45 p.m. Taking part in the services will be the Claysburg American Legion Band, the Claysburg Legion chaplain, the Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the VFW.
On Monday, May 30, services will be held at 10 a.m. at the Union Cemetery where the guest speaker will be Pastor Calvin Miller of the Claysburg United Methodist Charge. The Claysburg American Legion Band, along with the ladies auxiliary, VFW, Sons of the American Legion and the Claysburg Community Chorus will take part in the service.
The dedication of the Eagle Scout project by Kasey Mosser will be held after the service. Mosser raised $10,000 to erect a monument at the cemetery.
Ebensburg
Ebensburg’s annual Memorial Day Parade will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 30, in downtown Ebensburg.
The Memorial Day ceremony in Veterans Park will follow the parade at 10:30 a.m. In the case of inclement weather, the parade will not be held and the ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. inside at the Ebensburg Presbyterian Church, 200 N. Center St.
All participants will assemble for check-in and line-up at the Ebensburg Public Library on Highland Avenue between 9 and 9:45 a.m.
Carrolltown
American Legion Post 506, Carrolltown, will hold Memorial Day services at 10 a.m. at Bakerton Veterans Memorial; 10:30 a.m. at St. Benedict Veterans Memorial and at 11 a.m. at the Carrolltown American Legion Park. All are welcome.
Organizations planning Memorial Day services and/or parades can email the information to [email protected] to be published in a future edition. Deadline to submit information is 4 p.m. Thursday.
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