New drop-off box for retired U.S. flags
Sat, Nov 25th 2017 07:00 am
VFW Lake Ontario Post 313 in the Village of Youngstown has unveiled its new drop-off box for retired U.S. flags. The box is located outside the post at 434 Third St.
Residents are welcome to deposit their older, worn U.S. flags for appropriate disposal by VFW members.
A former U.S. mail receptacle, the box was presented to the VFW Post on Veterans Day by incoming Town of Porter Supervisor John "Duffy" Johnston (at right). He appears with Post Commander Gary Zanardi (center), as an area resident deposits his flag. (Photo by Terry Duffy)