BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — With traditional Memorial Day parades as we know them canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, several Western New York communities are changing up the way they're honoring the men and women who've made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
Clarence Flag Parade
Starting at 11 a.m. Monday, the Clarence Rotary Club, Clarence Citizens for Veterans and Community Veterans are putting on a flag parade.
The parade will travel through neighborhoods around Clarence, so you can watch from your driveway.
West Seneca Virtual Ceremony
West Seneca will hold a virtual Memorial Day ceremony, you can watch from the comfort of your couch.
The ceremony will be live streamed on the Town of West Seneca's Facebook page, starting at 11 a.m.
Chautauqua Mall Drive-In
The Chautauqua Mall is hosting a drive-in Memorial Day ceremony.
If you head to the mall at 1 o'clock Monday afternoon, you can listen to the ceremony from your car on 101.3 FM or 1240 AM.
Ken-Ton Ring For Remembrance
The Town of Tonawanda and the Village of Kenmore will hold a special Ring For Remembrance to honor fallen veterans.
The town and village have asked all churches and fire departments in the community to ring bells and sirens at 9 a.m.