1967 — A photograph in the Abington Journal showed the VFW, Legion, Army reserves and Abington Heights High School band marching in the Memorial Day Parade.
1978 — A Memorial Day service was held at Hickory Grove Cemetery. Rev. Henry Male, of Church of the Epiphany, Glenburn, lead with prayer and thoughtful remarks, Marine gun salute honored those killed in war and bugler Sgt. Joseph Wargo, Marine Corps League, Northeast Detachment, played “Taps.”
1984 — Under a Memorial Day photo from that year ran the headline “Rain or Shine.”
“If soldiers march into battle in foul weather, then we can honor the memory of those courageous soldiers in the same weather,” read the caption. “Despite the rain, Memorial Day services were held last week at the VFW Post 7069.