News Flash

City of White Plains News

Posted on: March 6, 2023

City of White Plains Seeks Nominations for 2023 Memorial Day Honoree

Memorial Day Honoree and Grand Marshal

Originally called Decoration Day, from the early tradition of decorating graves with flowers, wreaths and flags, Memorial Day is a day for remembrance of those who have died in service to our country. Each May the City of White Plains honors our fallen heroes with a parade followed by a ceremony at the White Plains Rural Ceremony on North Broadway.

Here is your chance to nominate a deserving U.S. veteran or current member of the Armed Forces.  

The Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony will take place on Monday, May 29th beginning at 10 AM.

Selection criteria:  

  • Must be available to attend the Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

  • Must currently reside in White Plains

  • Must be a U.S. veteran or currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces

  • U.S. veteran must have received an honorable discharge

The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 17.

All nominations will be evaluated by the Mayor’s Memorial and Veterans Day Board. 

The form is available  by clicking on the image below or you can visit the City of White Plains website  

or can be picked at the Recreation & Parks Office at 85 Gedney Way, Monday through Friday  8:30 am – 5:30 pm or Saturday 9 am – noon. 

Completed nomination forms may be scanned and emailed to Mary Carey at  or can be dropped off at the Recreation and Parks Office Attention: Sia Tofano.   For questions please call 914.422.1423.  

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City of White Plains News

Eastview Neighborhood Clean Up

Volunteer Opportunity!

Posted on: May 18, 2023
Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco De Mayo 2023

Posted on: May 5, 2023
CWP seal

2023-24 Proposed Budget

Posted on: April 11, 2023

Winter Safety Tips

Posted on: December 23, 2022
Summer day camps lottery opens sky blue background

White Plains Summer Day Camp Lottery

Posted on: January 9, 2023
Electric Vehicle Campaign

White Plains Electric Vehicle Campaign

Posted on: October 30, 2022
Skate with Frosty 22

Ice Skating at Ebersole Rink

Posted on: December 16, 2022
Changes to trash schedule (2)

Holiday Sanitation Schedule

Posted on: December 22, 2022
Fall leaf collection

Fall Leaf Removal Guidelines

Posted on: November 16, 2022
Halloween safety tips 2

Top Tips for Halloween Safety

Posted on: October 31, 2022
jazzfest saxophone


Posted on: September 9, 2022
CWP seal

Information for Battle Hill Residents

Posted on: August 21, 2022
Battle of white plains park ribbon cutting ceremony

New Playground Alert!

Posted on: July 29, 2022
CWP seal

Fowl and Livestock Ordinance

Posted on: February 24, 2022