St. Patrick’s Parade Kicks off Sunday in Pearl River

It’s been a Rockland tradition since 1963. The annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Pearl River kicks off on Sunday. The Grand Marshal of this year’s parade is Emmett Woods, a Pearl River resident who started his own construction company in 1990 and opened “Emmett Mahoney’s Irish Pub & Restaurant” in Poughkeepsie in 2004. Orangetown Supervisor Chris Day says the Highway Department will be helping provide security for parade-goers…

Audio: Chris Day

The parade route begins at the Pfizer parking lot, turns onto East Crooked Hill Road and heads up to North Middletown Road southbound, then turns right onto East Central Avenue and ends near the Pearl River Post Office. Everyone has their favorite part of a parade, even Pearl River Chamber of Commerce President Brian Campbell…

Audio: Brian Campbell

The parade begins, rain or shine, at 1:30. Get there early to get good parking. For more info visit the Ancient Order of Hibernians website.


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