Tag Archives: Memorial Day
Milton Lewis Young Marines honor veterans during Memorial Day ceremonies at Forest Meadows Cemetery in Gainesville. Mayor Ed Braddy and Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell were among the group that dedicated their speeches to veterans.
Ichetucknee Springs is reopening the northern entrance of the park for Memorial Day weekend. 4,000 are expected to be in attendance during the three-day weekend.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to hire 100,000 returning service members in the next five years beginning this Memorial Day. Honorably discharged veterans are eligible in their first year off active duty and the plan is aimed at limiting unemployment among local veterans.
Throughout the week on Front Page, we’ve reported on the various Memorial Day activities in several North Florida counties. Today, WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski reports on a Memorial Day program that will take place in Gainesville on Monday morning.
Memorial Day weekend is usually one of the busiest times on Florida’s waterways, lakes, rivers and the ocean. According to statistics compiled by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Office of Boating and Waterways, the number one cause of […]
This Memorial Day weekend people will be flocking to city pools and beaches. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’S Liana Charles reports on ways to stay safe in the water.
Memorial Day weekend means different things to many people. For Dr. Paul Ortiz, director of the University of Florida’s oral history program, it’s a time for him to remember his military service, and honor all who served. As Florida’s 89.1, […]
As people get ready for the Memorial Day weekend, plenty of people will have picnics or outdoor barbeques. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman spoke with Amy Simonne, associate professor of Food Safety and Quality at the University of Florida, about making sure […]