KATONAH-LEWISBORO, N.Y. – The communities of Katonah, Goldens Bridge and South Salem observed Memorial Day with parades, ceremonies, fairs and races.

South Salem kicked things off around 8 a.m. Monday, May 28, with 5K, 10K, Mile Fun Run and Pee Wee races. The races were part of the 42nd annual Memorial Day Fair, held at South Salem Presbyterian Church, which also offered children’s games, artists, vendors, artisans, a silent auction, food and live music. The event ran from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., pausing at 12:15 p.m. to watch the parade down Spring Street.

Katonah held its parade at 10 a.m., as first responders, veterans organizations, town officials and Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts made their way down Katonah Avenue. The parade was followed by a ceremony and a picnic hosted by American Legion Post 1575, which ran from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall.

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Goldens Bridge held its parade at 10:45 a.m., leaving from the train station and heading down Old Bedford Road.

All photos by Brian Marschhauser, except where noted