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A memorial placed on Robert Furnia’s lawn in Delanson Saturday is a customary symbol in military ceremony. Dog tags hung from a hard rubber training rifle that balanced a helmet on top and stood between a pair of military boots.

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To the Editor:

Last week, the Knox Volunteer Fire Department hosted a ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Due to the rainy weather, the gathering was held inside the firehouse. 

“He gave his life in the line of duty” says the new gravestone for Harold C. Mattice, a corporal with the New York State Police, buried in Berne’s Woodlawn Cemetery.

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