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  1. Slots, poker and, now, beer: Del Lago casino in Waterloo taps its own house brewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    They say the house has the edge at any casino, and now the house at del Lago Resort & Casino near Waterloo has its own beer. Del Lago Summer IPA debuts this week at the casino, which opened in February in the town of Tyre at State Thruway Exit 41. The beer is made for del Lago at CB Craft Brewers in Honeoye Falls, south of Rochester.

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  2. Billy Decker hangs on for 2nd straight DIRT modified win at BrewertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... another big-block modified race at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee on Friday. Cory Costa and Alan Johnson followed the Waterloo champion to the checkered flag in second and third. MODIFIEDS: Other Friday night racing had Marc Johnson winning at ...

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  3. Solemn Ceremony Honors The FallenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Just as Waterloo, New York is officially recognized as the birthplace of Memorial Day, so too is Glastonbury, Connecticut recognized as the birthplace of one of its founders, Henry C. Welles. According to history, in the summer of 1865 at a social gathering in Waterloo, the Glastonbury-born Welles suggested that in addition to recognizing the living veterans of the Civil War, honors should also be bestowed on those who died in the war by decorating their graves.

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  4. Regina OvertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Ciavarella (Gerry DeMar), Sackets Harbor and Rhonda J. (Don) Boshart, Watertown; a son Russell Overton, Waterloo, NY; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. Regina was born August 10, 1934 in the Town of Rodman, a daughter ...

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  5. Cassadaga American Legion honors veteransRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2017 | Observer

    Memorial Day is the one day of the year set aside a little over 150 years ago to remember those veterans who fought in this country's Civil War. Memorial Day, which was established in Waterloo, N.Y. in 1866 as a time to decorate the graves of fallen soldiers from the Civil War, was first known as Decoration Day.

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  6. Editorial: The true purposes of Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... matter was settled, as a political issue at least, in May 1966 when President Lyndon Johnson officially declared Waterloo, N.Y., as the birthplace of Memorial Day. While some of the history is sketchy, we do know that the first actual proclamation ...

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  7. On Memorial Day, pause to remember Americans who died for our countryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Since the first "official" Memorial Day 151 years ago in Waterloo, New York, Americans seem to have lost the solemn thread connecting us to the reason we commemorate it: to honor military members who died in war. The day often is confused with Veterans Day , celebrated on Nov. 11 , or the mostly forgotten Armed Forces Day marked by the Syracuse Chiefs last weekend; these commemorations recognize all who served in the military, living and dead.

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  8. Memorial Day events planned around the countyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... Civil War. Since the 1860s, Americans have been honoring their veterans in the spring. According to History.com ., Waterloo, New York, held the first Memorial Day on May 5, 1866. Two years later, an organization serving veterans who fought for the ...

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  9. Observing Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... to include deceased soldiers of all American Wars. In 1966 President Lyndon B. Johnson and congress declared Waterloo, New York as the official birthplace of Memorial Day. It was not until 1971 that Memorial Day found a home and became an official ...

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  10. Reflections on Memorial Day - Some Ideas for Family TributesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    ... visiting and decorating the graves, women in Mississippi began doing the same thing and "Decoration Day" was born. Waterloo, N.Y., is the first place that officially celebrated a holiday called Memorial Day, and on May 5, 1868, General John Logan ...

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  11. All Access Will Be Closed Monday For Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | AllAccess.com

    ... sailors and soldiers. In 1966, the federal government, under the direction of President LYNDON JOHNSON, declared WATERLOO, NY, the official birthplace of MEMORIAL DAY. They chose WATERLOO, which had first celebrated the day on MAY 5, 1866, because ...

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  12. The true meaning of Memorial Day: OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... rebellion." The version recognized by the federal government puts the first official Memorial Day celebration in Waterloo, N.Y., on May 5, 1866. That rendition credits Henry C. Welles, a local druggist, with inspiring the holiday by mentioning to ...

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  13. How Do You Like Those Apples? Memorial Day leads to appreciation of the negativeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Memorial Day was declared a national holiday by an act of Congress in 1971, however it had been in practice long before. Although in 1966 Waterloo, New York, was declared by President Lyndon Johnson as the birthplace of Memorial Day due to a ceremony on May 5, 1866, where the town recognized local Civil War veterans.

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  14. A reason to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Madison Press

    ... of the United States of America. Over two dozen cities and towns claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day. While Waterloo, N.Y. was officially declared the birthplace of Memorial Day by President Lyndon Johnson in May 1966, it's difficult to prove ...

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  15. History of Decoration Day/Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    ... placed some of their flowers on those graves, as well." "In 1966, Congress and President Lyndon Johnson declared Waterloo, N.Y., the 'birthplace' of Memorial Day. There, a ceremony on May 5, 1866, honored local veterans who had fought in the Civil ...

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  16. Military Appreciation Month: Remembering the Fallen on Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Rice Lake Online

    As a day to remember those who fought and died in service to our country, Memorial Day was originally called "Decoration Day." Waterloo, New York, was declared by President Lyndon B. Johnson to be the birthplace of Memorial Day back in May of 1966.

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  17. Memorial Day Fast FactsRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    ... Day will be on May 29th. Several towns claim to be the originators of Memorial Day but in 1966, Congress declared Waterloo, New York, to be the birthplace of the holiday. Timeline: May 5, 1866 - Residents of Waterloo, New York, observe a Memorial ...

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  18. Vintage photos of Memorial Day through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | SILive.com

    ... America. Interestingly, more than two dozen cities and towns claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day. And while Waterloo, N.Y. was officially declared the birthplace of Memorial Day by President Lyndon Johnson back in May 1966, it's difficult to ...

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  19. 2017 NYS Fair: Kansas to play free Chevy Court concert on Senior DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... , which offers a wristband good for 10 rides for $10. Kansas will also perform at the del Lago Resort and Casino in Waterloo, N.Y., on May 28. There, tickets range from $35 to $100.

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  20. Singer Neil Sedaka postpones show at Upstate NY's del Lago casino due to injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... to appear at The Vine, the entertainment venue at del Lago, which opened in February just off Exit 41 (the Waterloo exit) of the New York State Thruway. Del Lago issued a statement saying it is working with Sedaka to reschedule the show for the ...

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