Highland Mills Town of Woodbury Memorial Day Parade set for May 26

May 24 2019 | 12:32 PM

    The Town of Woodbury Memorial Day Parade will be held Sunday, May 26.
    The parade forms at 12:30 p.m. on Bond Street and begins north on Route 32 at 1 p.m., pausing at both the Summit Avenue Monument in Central Valley and the Victory Park Monument in Highland Mills to conduct brief wreath-laying ceremonies.
    The parade will continue north to the Cemetery of The Highlands, where it will end with a ceremony at the Veteran’s and Firemen’s Monuments.
    The 2019 complimentary 76-page Parade Committee Journal Book includes the parade program schedule, and many more displays. The journal is available at local public places in the town.
    Three veterans will be honored as a Grand Marshal: Henry F. Corts, United States Navy; Benjamin L. Meyers, United States Marine Corps; and Peter P. Rosaschi, United States Naval Reserves.
    The parade includes veterans, marching bands, color guards, civic organizations, classic cars and much more!
    Refreshments will be served to all marchers at the end of the parade and ceremonies, in the parking lot next to the Highland Mills Methodist Church, compliments of the Woodbury Memorial Day Parade Committee, prepared and served by the Woodbury Community Association.
    Portions of Route 32 in Woodbury along the Parade route will be closed during the duration of the parade. Travelers should plan for detours.