Lansingburgh kicks off Memorial Day weekend with two ceremonies

LANSINGBURGH, N.Y. – The 18th Annual Memorial Day Parade held in Lansingburgh will be held on Monday.

The Veterans of Lansingburgh prepared for the event on Saturday with a Graveside Ceremony followed by a Flag Disposal Ceremony.

The parade will be held rain or shine on Monday.

The Grand Marshal for the 2014 event is Timothy Forbes, U.S. Marines. Forbes is originally from the Utica area and joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1974.

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