The following are changes or cancellations regarding Memorial Day observances submitted to the Tribune.

• There will be no public Memorial Day service in Conneautville Cemetery.

Means Flynn Post 615 of the American Legion in Conneautville will perform rifle salutes in the Conneautville and St. Peter’s cemeteries in Conneautville and Spring Cemetery near Springboro to honor the fallen.

All residents are asked to participate in the National Moment of Silence at 3 p.m. Memorial Day by stopping and remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms, Mayor Allen Clark of Conneautville said.

• Conneaut Lake’s Memorial Day parade has been canceled, but there will be an observance in Memorial Park at 10 a.m. Monday.

Organizers are asking anyone who wishes to attend to wear a mask and practice social distancing, and groups are limited to 25 persons. They also will be recording the event so it can be viewed on the Memories of Conneaut Lake Facebook page. Speaker will be retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Mark Bellini, who recently attended a commemorative event in Normandy and will share his experience. More information: Call Margaret Staahl at 382-8870.

• The Memorial Day parade in Linesville has been canceled. An observance in the park will take place, but it will occur without public participation.

• The Meadville Memorial Day parade has been canceled. There will be an observance closed to the public with a small number of participants who will gather in Diamond Park at 11 a.m. Monday. The modified ceremony will be broadcast over WMGW-AM 1490 and Cool 101.7 FM and livestreamed on the city’s Facebook page.

• Cochranton will hold no public Memorial Day observance at the Cochranton Cemetery due to COVID-19 pandemic guidelines.

American Legion Post 836 of Cochranton will conduct a brief, solemn ceremony at 10 a.m. at the cemetery off Route 173. The post will present the colors, place a wreath at the American Legion memorial, read the honor roll of recent deceased veterans and perform a rifle salute. It will be followed by the playing of Taps and retirement of the colors.

The memorial wreath then will be transferred to the grave of Post 836’s namesake, James L. Steen Jr., and the observance will end with a bagpipe salute.

• Richmond Township supervisors have canceled services scheduled for Monday.

• The Jamestown Veterans of Foreign Wars annual Memorial Day parade has been canceled. Ceremonies will be limited to only a few honor guard in attendance.

• The Southside Cemetery Association has canceled its annual service.

• Observances in Rocky Glen Cemetery, Adamsville, have been canceled.

• Cambridge Springs’ Memorial Day Service in Marcy Park has been canceled. 


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