MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS

Friday, May 24

11 A.M.
Senior Citizens Honoring All U.S. Veterans, sponsored by Clarkstown Parks Board and Recreation Commission. At Street Community Center “Promenade of Heroes.” Program: Honoring all our Veterans – that have fallen in defense of our country. Guest Speaker: Reverend Robert F. McKeon, St Francis of Assisi.

Monday, May 27

9 A.M.
Town of Haverstraw Memorial Day Services
Starts at Town Hall. The VFW Post 2803 will have a ceremony at 9:15 a.m. at the memorial at Town Hall, followed by the American Legion Leo Laders Post 130 and its Ladies Auxiliary having a ceremony at 9:40 a.m. at Calico Hill Memorial, the Elks and Elks Ladies of Club 877 will have a ceremony at 10:05 a.m. at the Civil War Monument on Hudson Avenue, then at 10:30 a.m. Post 130 will hold a ceremony at the WWII Monument, finally all groups will have a ceremony at 11 a.m. at the World War I Monument at the Mount Repose Cemetery at Route 9W and Route 202. If it rains, the ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. in Haverstraw Town Hall.

Hillburn Memorial Day Parade
From the Ramapo Central School District Administration Building, through the village to the World War I Monument at Lake Avenue and Fourth Street for the Memorial Day Ceremony.

9:30 A.M.
Stony Point Memorial Day Parade

Begins on Teneyck Street to Routh 9W to Smith Street to Hudson Ave and ends on East Main Street to Town Hall.

10 A.M.
Pearl River Memorial Day Parade
The parade will start at the former HSBC Bank, now Niagra First Bank, across from the bowling alley on North Middletown Road, march South to East Central Avenue and then down East Central Avenue to Braunsdorf Park in the heart of Pearl River.

Piermont Memorial Day Parade
Start in front of the VFW post at Piermont Avenue and Kinney Street. Following the parade, a program will be held at the Post Memorial at Kennedy Park. After the program a brief ceremony will follow on the Piermont Pier.

New City Memorial Day Parade
From Cavalry Drive, south on Main Street to the Rockland County Courthouse. A ceremony will be held following the parade.

11 A.M.
Suffern Memorial Day Parade
The Ramapo Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2973 and the Fromm-Maxwell-DeBaum American Legion Post #859 will hold the Memorial Day parade in the Village of Suffern on Monday, May 27th. Joining the Veteran’s will be The Ladies Auxiliaries, the Girl and Boy Scouts, Suffern Police and Fire Departments, Suffern High School Marching Band, and Elected Officials. The parade begins at the intersection of Orange and Lafayette Avenues, marching on Lafayette Avenue to the Soldiers Monument at Washington Avenue. The Parade is scheduled to begin at 11:15 a.m. The Ceremony will start around 12 noon. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in Village Hall.

Nanuet Memorial Day Services
The Naurashank Post 794 of the American Legion and the Nanuet Fire Department will be observing Memorial Day, rain or shine. Services will be at the Nanuet Veterans Monument located on Prospect Street across from the Nanuet Post Office. Parking is available in the commuter parking areas. All residents and community organizations are invited to attend. Refreshments will follow at the Nanuet Fire Station.

West Nyack Memorial Day Parade
The parade starts from Western Highway and proceeds down Klein Avenue to West Street to Strawtown Road ending at the West Nyack Hamlet Green Park. Free hot dogs and water will be served. The Korean War Veterans are collecting toiletries for troops abroad.

Tappan Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Starting from the Masonic Camp Grounds on Western Highway, traveling down Old Tappan Road to the memorial triangle in front of the Tappan Reformed Church. Following the ceremony, refreshments will be served.

2:45 PM
Stony Point Battlefield Mourn Firelocks
Participate in a Memorial Day commemoration of fallen soldiers from all wars with a presentation of an 18th century military ceremony to honor the dead, followed by an artillery demonstration and firing of the six- pounder cannon.

5 P.M.
Special Screening of “The Ghost Army”
At the Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave., 5-7 p.m., see “The Ghost Army.” It’s the Summer of 1944 and an odd group of American G.I.s land in France armed with dummy tanks, fake artillery, and a few tricks up their sleeves.