From left, John Beele, Paul Klimczak and, behind the flag, Mike Ritchowski begin to raise the American flag as part of a ceremony honoring veterans who have died. The ceremony was part of the annual veterans appreciation event at James Hart School in Homewood. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)
At least it wasn't snowing.
The annual Veterans Day event at James Hart School was limited by COVID-19 protocols and periods of rain, but as organizer John Beele and District 153 Superintendent Scott McAlister noted, past years have seen worse weather, including snow.
The brief event still . . .
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