2012 Memorial Day Parade
On Monday, May 28, the annual Rockaway Memorial Day Parade will take place. The parade will be in remembrance of those who have given their lives on active duty, and a celebration of the veterans in the community. Sponsored by the Daniel M. O’Connell Post 272 of the American Legion, the parade will be 90 minutes, and it will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Beach 129 Street and is expected to end at Beach 94 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard.
Community organizations and schools local to the Rockaways are welcome to march in the parade. Ceremonies will be held in three different neighborhoods, where there will be wreath laying and a reading of the honor roll. Mike Honan, the parade coordinator, is available to contact at 917-685- 4974 for any inquiries.