Throggs Neck children and their families embraced the Halloween spirit at the 34th annual Throggs Neck Halloween Parade
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Genevieve Castro gave the hula hoop contest a spin.
Benedetto (back, 2nd from r) presented trophies to this year’s four-years-old and younger contest winners (l-r) third place honorees Nicholas, Jamie and Tara Souhrada; second place victors Isabella and Kaitlyn Akino and first place champions Trinidad Pimental and Melina and Mariarela Aponte.
Benedetto presented awards to 5 to 7-years-old costume contest winners (l-r) third place winner Aleksander Hauano; second place winner Angelina Di Nardo; and first place champion Brayden Correa.
The assemblyman congratulated 8 to 10-years-old costume contest winners (l-r) second place victor Olivia Martell; third place honoree Hunter Carmody and first place champion Ryan Kiely on their amazing costumes.
This year’s 11 to 13-years-old 3rd, 2nd, and 1st place contest winners were (l-r) Luke Riley, Jacob Perez and Star Moroch with Jill Morales, Chicklette Moroch, Corgero Morales and Julius Morales and Assemblyman Benedetto (back, l).
Sandy Lusk put the finishing touches on Princess Zoey Clemente’s costume.
Throggs Neck children and their families embraced the Halloween spirit at the 34th annual Throggs Neck Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 28.
The parade began on Harding and East Tremont avenues continuing to the Throgs Neck Expressway Service Road before concluding at Throgs Neck Boulevard where the annual Halloween street fair, carnival and costume contest were held.
The neighborhood tradition was sponsored by assembly members Michael Benedetto and Mark Gjonaj, Senator Jeff Klein and Congressman Joseph Crowley.
Updated 5:12 pm, July 9, 2018