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Meet Pamela Golarz of Maine, Busted Stealing Grave Wreaths for Personal Use

Portland Press Herald — Pamela Golarz was arrested in December after police posted a video of a woman taking holiday wreaths and arrangements from Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco. 103 more words

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Prayer Service Held For "Gosnell Babies" At Laurel Hill Cemetery

By Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Anti-abortion groups held a prayer service Wednesday at Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls for the so-called “Gosnell babies.” 143 more words

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Laurel Hill Cemetery Pays Tribute To Those Who Made Ultimate Sacrifice For Our Country

By Molly Daly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia’s first Memorial Day observance was held in 1868 at Laurel Hill Cemetery in the city’s East Falls section. 252 more words

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Springtime at Laurel Hill

You might remember that last October, during the peak of fall color, I took a photo walk in Laurel Hill Cemetery and wrote about it… 608 more words

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Local Cemetery Tour Digs Deeper Into Irish Souls Of Philadelphia

By Kristen Johanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – For many Irish people in Philadelphia, Saint Patrick’s Day is about heritage and history, and Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls is filled with that. 144 more words

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2014 Birthday Celebration

There are a few people who, when asked the musical question “What are you doing New Year’s Eve,” will answer, “Standing in a cemetery drinking champagne.” Those people are the folks who go to Philadelphia’s Laurel Hill Cemetery each December 31 to drink a champagne toast at General George Gordon Meade’s gravesite on the general’s birthday. 281 more words

Happy 199th Birthday, General Meade!

George Gordon Meade was born on this day 199 years ago. (December 31 is also his wedding anniversary.) It has become an annual tradition for the General Meade Society of Philadelphia to hold a commemorative ceremony at the general’s grave at Philadelphia’s Laurel Hill Cemetery. 276 more words