Closings, parade to mark Memorial Day

May 28, 1993

Carroll County government offices will be closed Monday and will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Northern and Hoods Mill landfills will be closed Monday and will ++ reopen at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Regular landfill hours are from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

The Carroll County Recycling Center on Route 97 near the airport will be available for drop-off only on Monday.

Information: 857-2973.

The following are closed Monday:

* All Carroll County public library branches.

* All Carroll County senior centers.

* All Carroll County public schools and the school system offices.

* Hampstead town government offices.

* Manchester town government offices.

* Mount Airy town government offices.

* Taneytown city government offices.

* New Windsor town government offices.

* Union Bridge town government offices.

* Sykesville town government offices.

* Westminster city government offices. The city will collect trash tomorrow, but there will be no trash pickup on Monday. Information: 848-9000.

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The American Legion Gold Star Post 191 of Mount Airy will have its traditional Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. Monday at Pine Grove Chapel on South Main Street.

The guest speaker will be Capt. William L. Self, retired, U.S. Navy. Refreshments will be served afterward at the post home on Prospect Road.

Information: (301) 829-9161.

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American Legion Post 31 of Westminster will have Memorial Day exercises beginning at 10 a.m. Monday with a four-division parade from Maryland Avenue, down Main Street to Church Street to the Westminster Cemetery.

Harry Emigh Jr. is parade marshal for the 126th annual parade.

Guest speaker for the formal program at the cemetery will be Judge Raymond E. Beck of the Circuit Court of Carroll County. A former Marine, Judge Beck is a colonel with the Maryland Army National Guard and commandant of the Maryland Military Academy.

Sarah Azizi, a Westminster High School junior, will recite Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.

Post 31 coordinates the annual Memorial Day activities with assistance from other veterans organizations and auxiliaries, and the Westminster Police and Public Works departments.

Information: 848-5832.

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