19th Annual Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade was held on Sunday, March 12
19th Annual Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade
OLA Girl Scouts Troop 6124 and troop leader Josephine Vieni (c) were ready to march down East Tremont Avenue in Celtic style.
(l-r) Jackie Rodriguez and Stephanie Carpenter dressed to impress.
(l-r) Religious grand marshals Sr. Peggy Gannon, Sr. Joan Marie O’Leary and Sr. Betty McLaughlin were all smiles.
Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. (l) interviewed grand marshal Derek Woods before the parade.
Jaxson (l) and Mason Giordani traveled all the way from Pelham Bay to see the parade.
Tommy Forte wore his St. Patrick’s Day best for the neighborhood celebration.
Edgewater Park residents Audrey Beach (l) and Mackayla Banker enjoyed watching the parade from the sidelines.
Throggs Neck’s Cristina McCann (l) and Mia Tierney celebrated in flashy Hibernian style.
The FDNY Emergency Medical Service Pipe and Drums led the procession in song.
Throggs Neck residents Megan McCormack (l) and Victoria Acosta celebrated Gaelic pride.
Grand marshal Woods (back, r) with students from the Riverdale Children’s Theatre.
Fr. Stephen Norton, St. Benedict’s Church pastor and 2013 honored clergy, waved to the crowd.
Billy Davella, Jr. and Sr. embraced the St. Patrick’s Day spirit.
Irish eyes weren’t the only ones smiling this year’s Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Celebrating 19 years, the annual neighborhood parade saw more Celtic-clad marchers and bands trekking down East Tremont Avenue than you could shake a shillelagh at on Sunday, March 12!
Groups composed of local elected officials, schools, the FDNY, pipe and drum bands, community organizations and families representing this year’s honorary grand marshals journeyed down the route which sported a fresh green median and massive shamrock as thousands of Bronxites from all over the borough cheered from the sidelines.
Updated 5:09 pm, July 9, 2018