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Despite Stormy Weather, Schoharie's Parade a Hit

Written By Editor on 5/23/14 | 5/23/14


Despite the threat of severe storms, hundreds of Schoharie and area residents turned out Thursday evening to watch the valley community's annual American Legion Auxiliary Memorial Day Parade that featured both of Schoharie's school bands, several antique cars and dozens of local firemen and emergency responders marching to honor our nation's veterans. 

The Schoharie News was at the scene and captured some interesting photographs of the festivities, which are posted below:

Former Town Supervisor Martin Shrederis (far left) served as
master of ceremonies, while the parade's three judges looked on
Members of the American Legion
The next farmers of Schoharie enjoyed the ride
Thursday, tossing candy to unsuspecting children
Schoharie's Elementary-Junior Marching Band
was well received by paradegoers 
Village of Schoharie Mayor John Borst
greeted residents up and down Main Street
Schoharie's Fire Department led a procession
of local fire companies and trucks in the parade
Air Force Veteran and current Schoharie County
Sheriff Tony Desmond waves to the crowd
The Schoharie High School Marching Band wowed
the crowd with their Star Spangled Banner performance

Schoharie Set to Host Memorial Day Parade Tonight

Written By Editor on 5/22/14 | 5/22/14


The Valley community of Schoharie is set for its annual Schoharie American Legion Auxiliary Memorial Day Parade that will take place this evening starting at 6:30 pm and will last until 8:00 pm with the parade route making its way through the local village.

Graphic credit - WNYT
Mother nature, however, is threatening to rain on Schoharie's parade, as local forecasts are calling for thunderstorms with a 60% chance of precipitation this evening. Paradegoers are advised to bring an umbrella to this evening's festivities.

The show, nevertheless, must go on and will conclude with a ceremony at the Veteran's Park located on the corner of Main and Spring Streets, followed by Grand Marshall presentations and the announcement of parade prize winners as determined by judges. 

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