Paying Tribute to Our Fallen
The Town of Newburgh Memorial Day Services were held on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at the Town Of Newburgh Town Hall. The NFA Jr ROTC posted the Colors while over 100 Police, Firefighters, Scouts, Veterans and politicians looked on. Supervisor Gil Piaquadio welcomed all as wreaths were laid by the those in attendance. The event was hosted by the Town of Newburgh American Legion with keynote speeches by Senator James Skoufis and retired Lt. Colonel Peter Wright. As tribute was paid to the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives for our freedom, a moment of silence and prayer followed in appreciation for their actions. The Town of Newburgh American Legion Post also celebrating their 100th Anniversary.
The annual Memorial Day Parade followed at 1pm with the usual Veteran organizations, Fire Departments, Police, EMS, Scouts, and Elected Officials taking part in the march.