Flag project to honor 1,900 Capital Region veterans

LATHAM – Around 1,900 Capital Region veterans dating back to World War I were honored Monday morning in Latham.

The town of Colonie, Trustco Bank, and National Grid gathered at the Colonie Memorial Town Hall for the 10th anniversary of "Please Remember Me."

The non-profit honors and remember veterans by placing 165 American flags on utility poles along Route 9.

They will fly until through Labor Day.