Pittston American Legion Post 477 collecting flags May 17-18

PITTSTON — The American Legion Post 477 will hold a flag collection on Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday, May 18. Flags will be collected and replaced by the Duryea Boy Scout Troop 375.

Those with flags that need to be taken out of service may retrieve the flags and drop them off at the American Legion Post 477, 203 Vine St. If a new flag is needed, leave the proper information at the post home.

Following the collection of the old flags there will be a flag desecration ceremony which will consist of the burning of the flags. This ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 at the post home.

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