Thursday, June 9, 2022

In memoriam

Wayne honors fallen servicemen with Veteran’s Memorial ceremony

Nearly 100 people gathered at the Wayne Veterans Memorial last week to memorialize the servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. The keynote speaker was United States Navy veteran and City of Wayne Police Ofc., Joshua Priebe who reminded those in attendance about the importance of Memorial Day and spoke about what the day means to him both as a citizen and a veteran. Also participating in the event were: Mayor John Rhaesa, Councilman Phillip Wagner, Wayne Police Chief Ryan Strong, Crossepoint Community Church Lead Pastor Bobby Kelly, Hill Crest Bible Church Pastor Seth McDonald, Wayne Memorial High School Director of Bands and
Orchestra Michael Wolf,  the Wayne Memorial High School Zebra Marching Band, Mayor Pro tem Tom Porter, Councilwoman Kelly Skiff, Councilman Alfred Brock, Councilman Kevin Dowd, Councilwoman Deb Wass, City Manager Lisa Nocerini, Community Development Director Lori Gouin, Assistant Director of the Wayne Department of Public Works Ed Queen, employees from the Wayne Department of Public Works, Wayne Fire Chief Mike Stradtner, and David Story who donated his time to record the event.