Editor's Note: This is an archived story from 2011

Today is Memorial Day, a time to reflect and pay tribute to those who gave their lives for our country. There are a number of local memorial services and remembrances, as well as parades being held today.

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Here's a list of some of the local parades today:

Poland - 10am from the firehouse on Case Street

New York Mills - 11am beginning on Elm Street to Veterans Park

Verona - 12:30pm starting at Joel's Steak House

Utica - 2pm from Genesee Street and Eagle Street south to the Parkway

New Hartford - 7pm starting from the New Hartford Shopping Center