Monday, June 06, 2005

Remembering a "Patriotic Son"
Haverstraw -- A float decorated with the image of Manuel Lopez, a U.S. Army corporal who was killed in April in Iraq, led this town's Puerto Rican Day parade Sunday. Lopez, 20, was remembered as an American patriot who also had a lot of pride in his Puerto Rican heritage.
Village Mayor Francis "Bud" Wassmer said the new ballfield, which will be built on Warren Court, will be named in memory of Lopez. To read more, http://www.thejournalnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050606/NEWS03/506060333/1017
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