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Oakwood Cemetery To Ring Historic Bell At Memorial Day Ceremony

The public is cordially invited to join us at 9 a.m. on Saturday May 26th at Oakwood Cemetery for our annual Memorial Day Ceremony. The historic 3 ton Meneely bell in front of the Earl Chapel will be rung nine times to mark the start of the event. The Friends of Oakwood Cemetery and the Veterans of Lansingburgh will lay wreaths in honor of all deceased veterans. Michael Barrett will MC and Jim Pratt of the Veterans’ Miracle Center will speak. Nikki Osterhout will sing the national anthem. Representatives of the NYS 125th reenactors will fire a musket salute. Local Boy Scouts will place American flags on graves at the Soldiers’ Plot. There is no charge for this event. In case of heavy rain, the ceremony will be moved into the chapel.

Joseph's House & Shelter provides serviced services for over 1,000 Rensselaer County individuals in 2017 and helped even more last year, including people sleeping outside in and around our Capital city. If you or your company want to know how you can offer your support to your neighbors who are insecurely housed, do get in touch! You can…
The Friends of Oakwood will begin taking phone reservations on February 1st for their popular Daffodil Brunch. This event sells out quickly. Reserve at 518-328-0090 with your seating choice, name, phone number, and how many people including children. Do not leave a credit card number. We will call for details.  Payment must be received in full…
Lisa Despart, President of AWCplus, was recently recognized as Allied Member of the Year for Capital Region BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association).  As an active member of the organization, Lisa was honored to receive this award.
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