NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Times Square celebrated Flag Day Monday by unveiling flags designed by seniors.
Eleven handmade flags are taking pride of place at an installation on Broadway and 45th Street in Times Square.READ MORE: De Blasio: Cuomo 'Should Be Charged' Over Sexual Assault, Harassment Claims In AG Investigation
They were created by seniors at Encore Community Services, a senior support program in Midtown.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
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Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the U.S. on June 14, 1777.