May 23, 2014 — It's Memorial Day weekend. Villages across the North Country are adding a patriotic flare to their Main Streets.
Just down Riverside Drive from the new hotel in Clayton, a hairdresser at River Day Spa & Salon was decorating their window front with an American flag motif on Tuesday. Kate Ebbing has been cutting hair there for two and a half years. Go to full article
An unidentified girl plants a flag on Memorial Day in Saranac Lake (NCPR photo)
May 27, 2013 — As we all celebrate Memorial Day, we think about the sacrifices made by our troops. One young woman from Alexandria Bay was touched personally by the effects of war. Our news intern Josh Cameron reports on how she decided to pay tribute to fallen veterans. Go to full article
Canton, NY, May 26, 2009 — Across the North Country, parades and ceremonies remembered the sacrifices of America's soldiers on Memorial Day. In Canton, veterans of World War 2, and the wars in Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq and Afghanistan marched together down Main Street to the village green. David Sommerstein was there for today's Heard Up North. Go to full article
May 28, 2002 — A small crowd gathered yesterday at Fort Ticonderoga to remember some of the first soldiers to die defending the country. A raid on the Fort in 1775 helped to launch the American Revolution. North Country Public Radio's Brian Mann sends this audio postcard. Go to full article
May 28, 2002 — At Memorial Day ceremonies yesterday at Fort Ticonderoga, the fife and drum corps also honored the soldiers of France and Britain buried at the site. They performed Le Rondeau and God Save the King, under the direction of Drum Major Mike Edson. Go to full article