Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Democrats Turn Our For Memorial Day In Glens Falls

It was a spectacular Spring day on Memorial Day 2013 as the annual Glens Falls-Queensbury Memorial Day Parade marched up Glen Street to Crandall Park for the joint community celebration.

Congressman Bill Owens,  Mayor Jack Diamond and Queensbury Councilman John Strough marched up to speak at the commemoration, as other elected officials, including a large delegation of Democrats marched with them.  

Judge John Hall and Warren County Democrats, including former Mayor Frank O'Keefe, Dennis Tarantino, County Chair Lynne Boecher and supervisor-at-large candidate Dean Boecher watched and saluted the parade from the porch of the Kenneally and Tarantino office on Glen Street.

Area Democrats gather on the porch

Judge Hall greets voters

 Civil War Reenactors were a highlight of the parade

Rep. Bill Owens marched with Mayor Jack Diamond

Queensbury Councilman John Strough waves as he passes by with Glens Falls Supervisor Bill Kenny and Glens Falls Councilman Ben Driscoll

Scouts continue their annual yellow ribbon rope tribute to US Iraq and Afghanistan war dead.  New yellow ribbons are added every year.  The rope was once short, it is now several blocks long.

Judge Hall talks to former Mayor Frank O'Keefe

Mayor Diamond introducing Rep. Owens

Rep. Owens speaks about the meaning of Memorial Day

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