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Local Veterans Honored at Italian Heritage Festival

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WHEELING, W.Va -

Local veterans were honored at the Italian Heritage Festival on Saturday afternoon.

Dozens gathered at Heritage Port at noon for the Veterans Appreciation Ceremony. Those who have served our country were honored with a performance of "America the Beautiful," "Taps," and a featured speaker who has tracked the history of the Ohio Valley in the military. 

Those who have lost their lives in battle were remembered with a symbolic dinner setting. Two wreathes were presented at the end of the ceremony. One was placed in the Ohio River and the other was placed at the Veterans Memorial at Heritage Port.