Tri-Lakes crowds gather to honor soldiers’ memories

On Memorial Day, the Tri-Lakes communities came together to honor fallen soldiers with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, and emotional speeches. Veterans shared personal stories of comrades who made the ultimate sacrifice, emphasizing the deep significance of the day beyond just a holiday weekend. In Lake Placid, Tupper Lake, and Saranac Lake, flags were raised and taps were played to commemorate the bravery and dedication of those who served. The events highlighted the importance of remembering and honoring the memories of these heroes.

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Shane Holmes, a combat veteran, speaks about the soldiers who have died who he remembers at the Tupper Lake Memorial Day ceremony on Monday. (Adirondack Daily Enterprise photo — Aaron Marbone)