Nutley announces Memorial Day schedule
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Mayor Joanne Cocchiola and the Board of Commissioners announced plans for Nutley Township's Annual Memorial Day Parade at 11 a.m. Monday, May 30.
Weather permitting, a brief opening ceremony will be held in the Nutley Park Oval at 10:45 a.m., with the parade route being the same as previous years – Chestnut Street to Passaic Avenue to Centre Street to Franklin Avenue, with a reviewing stage in front of John H. Walker Middle School.
The keynote speaker is Raymond L. Zawacki, deputy commissioner of Veterans Affairs, and the grand marshal is Rich McClintick.
The morning of the parade will begin with visits to memorials:
7:30 a.m. Assemble at the American Legion Post - Franklin Avenue
8:00 a.m. Services at Post 70 – American Legion
8:15 a.m. Amvets 85 Park Avenue
8:25 a.m. Services at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Boulder - Washington Avenue
8:40 a.m. Services at the Methodist Cemetery – Park Avenue
8:50 a.m. American Legion Services at the WWI Boulder
9:00 a.m. Franklin Reformed Church - Hillside Cresent
9:30 a.m. Services at the All Wars Memorial (Memorial Park/Vreeland Avenue)
9:40 a.m. Catholic War Services at the Korean Conflict Boulder - Township Hall
9:55 a.m. Veterans Council Services at Vietnam Memorial - Township Hall
10:05 a.m. Peacetime Memorial Dedication – Vincent Place
10:10 a.m. Amvets Services at WW II Memorial – Vincent Place
10:20 a.m. Daughters of the American Revolution Services at Civil War Boulder – Nutley High School - Franklin Avenue
10:30 a.m. DAR Services at DAR Boulder - Nutley High School
10:40 a.m. Fireman's Memorial at the Chestnut Street Firehouse
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Nutley veteran chosen to lead Memorial Day parade
By Star-Ledger Staff
NUTLEY — The Nutley Veterans Council and the Town of Nutley will honor Rich McClintick as the grand marshal of the town's 92nd annual Memorial Day parade on May 30. McClintick is a lifelong Nutley resident and a 1960 graduate of ...