Thursday, May 24, 2018

Sign of the Times: Hoboken hosts its 120th Memorial Day Parade

Claimed as the longest running event of its kind in America, yesterday's perfect weather saw an outstanding turnout for Hoboken's 120th annual Memorial Day Parade.

America's fallen were honored by all the participants. MSV attended capturing the sign of the times.

A huge American flag is draped over Washington St. at 10th as the crowd assembles for Hoboken's
120th Memorial Day Parade.

Hoboken's Finest kick off the event as police on motorcycles lead the way honoring America's fallen.

Hoboken Color Guard led by "the pipes."

Hoboken kids were on hand soaking in the Memorial Day Parade including members of the
Hoboken City Futbol Club.

Hoboken's decked out Firemen with Battalion Chiefs on hand flashed a sharp look on the parade route. 

"Bagoogah!" A Hoboken fire truck circa 1930 makes its way up Washington St.

Hoboken Classic 

Strike up the band! This one featured from Hoboken's neighbor in West New York

Hoboken officials: Second Ward Councilwoman Tiffanie Fisher, Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro, Mayor Ravi Bhalla
and City Council President Ruben Ramos.

Soaking it in. Fifth Ward Councilman Peter Cunningham enjoys a moment as Sixth Ward Councilman Jen Giattino snaps a memento with Directors Leo Pellegrini, Steve Marks and Ryan Sharp and Freeholder Anthony "Stick" Romano (left).

Old Glory