Memorial Day Weekend in WNY

May 26, 2013 Updated May 26, 2013 at 11:55 PM EDT

By WKBW Admin

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May 26, 2013 Updated May 26, 2013 at 11:55 PM EDT

Buffalo, NY (WKBW) - There are hundreds of events taking place this weekend in Western New York and across the country to honor those who laid down their lives to protect our nation.

Men and women, from all different branches and era of the military, honored for their service and sacrifice.

In Western New York, one of the first ceremonies took place at St. Matthew's Cemetery.

There will be a lot of different events and ceremonies as people remember fallen soldiers on Monday. Eyewitness News will have cameras across WNY and will bring you the details.