Watch the 2015 Watchfire at the New York State Fair in Syracuse. The annual event, held Memorial Day weekend is organized by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Central New York Chapter 103 and an estimated 20,000 people attended the fire.
The servicemen and women of our country make huge sacrifices to fight battles on our behalf and keep the freedoms we hold dear. One of those sacrifices is being away from their families and loved ones for long periods of time.
Today is Memorial Day, when most of us have a day off, plan backyard barbecues and picnics and family get togethers. But, Memorial Day is a time to honor and remember those in the military who gave their lives for our freedom. A few years ago, my wife and I visited Arlington National Cemetery, and i…
As Memorial Day opens the gate to summer, we all begin to plan our outdoor activities. Most of us will find a reason to get outside for the long weekend and enjoy food, friends, family and some delicious beverages. And really, it wouldn’t be a summer holiday without some grilling.