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HUNLOCK CREEK: The Oakdale Cemetery Association will hold its annual Memorial Day service at 10:30 a.m. on May 27 in the cemetery on Oakdale Drive. This service has been a tradition since the end of the Civil War and honors all military veterans by placing flags and flowers on their graves.

After the cemetery service, a roast beef dinner will be served beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Oakdale United Methodist Church hall directly across from the cemetery. The cost of the dinner is $8.50 for adults, $4 for children 6-12 and free for children younger than 6. Homemade ice cream will be available. Proceeds are used for the upkeep and maintenance of the cemetery grounds and monuments. The public is invited.

KINGSTON: Memorial Day will be remembered at Good Shepherd Academy tonight with an evening program of celebration and remembrance. Students in preschool through grade 5 will honor those who have served their country with patriotic-themed songs and poems. The Good Shepherd community has also created a Memorial Wall of Honor.

MOUNTAIN TOP: Members of the American Legion Mountain Post 781 will meet at 9 a.m. on Sunday at the post home for the annual Memorial Day parade. All members from the American Legion, Women’s Auxiliary, SAL and the Riders are encouraged to attend. For more information call the legion at 570-678-7105.

WANAMIE: The Memorial Day services for the American Legion Post 971 will start at 9 a.m. on May 27 at the Wanamie Fire House, 2 Center Street. Services will be conducted the same as in prior years. All members are urged to participate.

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