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Lockport resident David Neff takes part in the Mayor’s Veteran Story Contest Saturday, Nov. 11, during the City of Lockport 2017 Veterans Day Ceremony at the Lockport VFW Post 5788. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media
Lockport resident and Korean War veteran Joe Nichele salutes Saturday, Nov. 11, during the City of Lockport 2017 Veterans Day Program held at the Lockport VFW Post 5788.
Lockport Mayor Steve Streit welcomes all to the program.
Amanda Del Buono, Freelance Reporter
5:14 pm CST November 13, 2017
Since 1954, when President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation to change Armistice Day to Veterans Day to pay homage to those who served in all U.S. conflicts, the country has held strong to this day of honor and remembrance.