Edgewater Park Hosts Labor Day Baby Parade

First place winners Noah’s Ark float members (l-r) Noah Cope, Blake, Chloe, Finn, Shamus Featherstone, Melanie McArdle, Keira McCabe, Cameron and Gavin Nichols had a wild time.
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In keeping with tradition, the Edgewater Park community celebrated its 102nd annual Edgewater Park Labor Day weekend festivities with its always creative baby parade. Complete with imaginative floats for youngsters and their parents, the parade started from the Edgewater Park Volunteer Firehouse on Saturday, September 1 and included awards for the best entrants in the annual competition.

Benjamin Shaver was the ringmaster of his family’s float, ‘Greatest Show on Earth in Edgewater Park’ which earned second place.
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Bearded lady Tara Butler is all smiles on her family’s float, ‘Greatest Show on Earth in Edgewater Park.’
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Edgewater Athletic Association president Brendan McArdle (c) and banner holders (l-r) Mason, Luke, Sean, Quinn, Hudson, Josephine and Chloe led the way at this year’s Baby Parade.
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Quinn Derby float’s (l-r) Megan and Michael and Quinn Ryan; grandparents Gerard Mooney and Margaret McGinty galloped into fourth place.
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‘Captain’ John Siegmund and his Pirate Ship parade float earned him fifth place in the contest.
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The Edgewater Park Garden earned third place for the cutest bugs in the garden Selene Toegel and Joseph DeSantis.
Photo by Laura Stone

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