John Hemingway en Dedication Ceremony for Veteran's Park <p>Veterans, past and current park board members, and others took part in the Veteran&#39;s Park dedication ceremony in Macomb.<br /><br />&ldquo;When you look at the young kids playing out here on any afternoon, that&#39;s what people served for. To provide that opportunity,&rdquo; said Park Board President John Hemingway, who is a veteran.<br /><br />During the ceremony, McDonough County American Legion Post 6 and Macomb VFW Post 1921 presented an American flag to Park District Executive Director Ray Peterson, who oversaw acquisition and development of the 80-acre site.<br /> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 23:48:39 +0000 Rich Egger 17699 at Dedication Ceremony for Veteran's Park Macomb Park Board Vacancy Will Remain Open <p>The vacancy on the Macomb Park Board might remain unfilled until after the election in April of 2013.<br /><br />The seat has been vacant since the death of former board president Lois Nickson in August of last year.<br /><br />Board members have discussed filling the seat. But board president John Hemmingway told fellow commissioners this month that it is time to end the search.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mon, 28 May 2012 14:22:42 +0000 James Lenz 15808 at Macomb Park Board Vacancy Will Remain Open