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Out of Darkness walk participants hold balloons Saturday in anticipation for the balloon release ceremony to remember loved ones lost to suicide. (Katie Ryan-Anderson / The Sun)

Jamestown residents march for suicide awareness

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Sisters and mothers wept at a community park Saturday while children giggled and chased each other in the background.

It's was a bittersweet day, organizers said.


About 200 people trekked the 3-mile course of the first Out of Darkness walk at McElroy Park in Jamestown. Organizers hope to make it an annual event.

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