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Throggs Neck was awashed in a sea of green for its time honored St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade Celebrates 20th Year

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The FDNY Emerald Society Pipes and Drums played classic Celtic tunes as they marched.
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(l-r) 82nd Assembly District female leader Marjorie Velazquez; Thomas Messina; Community Board 10 district manager Matt Cruz; Irene Guanill-Elukowich, CB 10 second vice chairman; James Vacca; Congressman Joe Crowley; Aleksander Nilaj, Albanian American Open Hands Association president; Senator Jeff Klein; Councilman Mark Gjonaj; John Marano, CB 10 first vice chairman; Adam Bermudez and 80th Assembly District male leader Joe McManus.
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Friends and family of honorary grand marshal Charlie Reilly marched in his honor.
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(l-r) Rocco Talarico, Patrina Caso, Angelique and Steve Tacco had fun while waiting for the parade to begin.
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Grand marshals Peadar and Eileen Tierney enjoyed their carriage ride.
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The Silver Beach Kids came to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in Throggs Neck!
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The Enright Family watched the St. Patrick’s Day neighborhood procession.
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(l-r) Brooke Pasinisi, Ava Carpenter, Sophia Kroener and Samantha Polanco were ready to shamrock and roll.
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(l-r) Throggs Neck Benevolent Association’s Chris Dalton, Karin O’Connor, Sheila Haney and Matthew O’Brien organized the time honored parade.

Throggs Neck was awash in a sea of green for its time honored St. Patrick’s Day Parade. A hearty Irish breakfast was served prior to the parade at St. Benedict Church. Celebrating two decades, the Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 11 featured Celtic-clad marchers and bands traveling on East Tremont Avenue. This year’s groups consisted 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.

All Photos by Laura Stone

Posted 12:00 am, March 16, 2018
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