Broad Channel Flags Support Vets, Armed Forces
American Flags line Cross Bay Boulevard throughout the Broad Channel community in support of those in the armed forces serving in the Gulf region as well as those veterans who gave their lives for democracy. Flags were donated by residents and businesses and set in place by a crew led by Eddie O’Hare, the Republican District Leader for the community. The Memorial Day Parade in Rockaway will take place on Monday, May 26, beginning at 11 a.m. from Beach 129 Street. The Broad Channel parade will take place on Sunday, May 25, beginning at 1 p.m. from Cross Bay Boulevard and 17 Road. In addition, the Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department will hold a memorial service of its own at noon on Monday.