Memorial Day

via NationalDayCalendar: Memorial Day, a United States Federal holiday, is observed each year on the last Monday in May. This day is in honor and remembrance of all men and woman who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Memorial Day is also a day to remember all loved ones that have […]

It’s the Memorial Day weekend and most communities have their own parades. Most are family friendly. Check out some of the activities below. Lake View Cemetery Memorial Day Celebration What: The event takes place at the Garfield Memorial and includes a parade and a Sousa band concert. You should bring your lawn chairs and a […]

It’s the Memorial Day weekend and most communities have their own parades. Most are family friendly. Check out some of the activities below.   Lake View Cemetery Memorial Day Celebration What: The event takes place at the Garfield Memorial and includes a parade and a Sousa band concert. You should bring your lawn chairs and […]

We’re heading into the Memorial Day weekend and kicking off of grilling season. The USDA’s Janell Goodwin has info on protecting ourselves from foodborne illness. HOW SERIOUS ARE CASES OF SO-CALLED FOOD POISONING OR FOODBORNE ILLNESSES? There are about 48 million cases of food poisoning each year. That’s 1 in 6 people this year alone who will become […]

President Obama honored the nation’s fallen on Memorial Day with a special shout-out to three Americans who died combating the Islamic State in Iraq during the past year. During a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the president said Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV, 31; Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Louis […]

Memorial Day is a time to honor those who died while serving our country. It also marks the unofficial start of summer. Here’s a list of Memorial Day events this weekend and be sure to check out the latest forecast before making your plans. Missing from the activities is the Marc’s Great American Rib Cook-Off, which […]

A large crowd turned out on this warm Sunday at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery to honor the fallen on this Memorial Day weekend. Many of the thousands of graves that line the countryside here receive many visitors year around. But others, perhaps older graves, see few. “The flag you place today at his […]

Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on 5 May 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11, and was first observed on 30 May 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. The first state […]

Berea’s National Rib Cook-off What: More than 16 rib teams will be competing all weekend long. The festival will also have live entertainment, a children’s activity area, a Bike Night and more. Where: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 164 Eastland Rd, Berea, Ohio When: May 27, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Free admission before 5 p.m.) May […]

HISTORY® premieres “Roots” on Memorial Day 2016, airing over four consecutive nights at 9 p.m. beginning Monday, May 30, it was announced today by Paul Buccieri, President of A&E and HISTORY. The four-night, eight-hour event series developed by HISTORY, from A+E Studios, is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family […]

  For many, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and festival season. Many communities in northeast Ohio have planned fun events to attend this weekend. Cleveland Downtown will host the 24th annualMarc’s Great American Rib Cook-Off. The event kicks off Friday and runs through Monday featuring BBQ from all over the U.S. […]