Amenia remembers fallen heroes on Memorial Day

Scouts from Troop 29, Amenia, Wassaic and Millerton, were in attendance at Monday’s Memorial Day commemoration in Amenia. Photo by Whitney Joseph

AMENIA — At the strike of 11 a.m., residents from around the Harlem Valley gathered at Fountain Square in Amenia to commemorate the solemn Memorial Day holiday.

Organized by both the town of Amenia and VFW Post 5444 out of Dover, veterans stood erect while children waived tiny American flags in honor of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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