Late Monday afternoon, August 28, the first new Hometown Hero banners went up on utility poles in Quarryville.
Shortly after 3 p.m., Scott Peiffer and Dick Lefever began removing the original banners and replacing them with the new ones. By the time they quit working that evening, 27 banners had been put up. They hope to have all 130 of the new banners up by the end of this week.
It's been nearly two years since banners honoring veterans for their service were hung along Quarryville's streets.
Those banners will be coming down this summer, to be replaced by a new set, organizer Scott Peiffer said last week.
"It will be two years in July [since the first set was hung]," he said. "We're starting now to give ourselves four to five months lead time."
There are 130 banners along borough streets and in the parking lot of TownsEdge Shopping Village. There are banners honoring World War I veterans through those who served in the ongoing War on Terrorism.