Newburgh Announces Memorial Day Parade

NEWBURGH – The City of Newburgh announces its annual Memorial Day Parade is set for Monday, May 27th at 10:00am. Line-up for the parade will be at 9:15 a.m. on Richman Avenue. There will be services held at Washington’s Headquarters immediately after the parade, beginning at approximately 11:15 a.m. All are invited to attend and honor our deceased veterans.

The City of Newburgh’s Memorial Day observances include a flag distribution at the Activity Center, 401 Washington Street, on Saturday, May 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Visits to local cemeteries to pay honor to our veterans will be led by an honor guard on May 26.

The motorcade will depart from the former American Legion Hall, 62 Grand Street, at 8:30 a.m. and visit all area cemeteries to place wreaths and flags.

The City of Newburgh will conclude its Memorial Day observances on May 27 with the reading of the names of all deceased veterans since World War I at the Orange County Veterans Memorial, at the intersection of Liberty Street and Leroy Place, at 3:00 p.m. Family members who would like to read the names of their veterans are most welcome to do so.

The City of Newburgh is grateful for the work of former Councilmember Regina Angelo and the Memorial Day Parade Committee, including Mary Keller, Brain Denniston, and Ann Kuzmick. To contact the Memorial Day Parade Committee, please call the City of Newburgh Recreation Department at (845) 565-3230.

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