Memorial Day 2018 Events in Huntington

HUNTINGTON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WREATH CEREMONY

 

DATE:            Sunday, May 27, 2018

TIME:             9:00 a.m.

PLACE:           Huntington Veterans Plaza, 100 Main Street, Huntington

(front lawn of Town Hall facing 25A)

 

The public is invited to honor our veterans at Huntington Town Hall, Sunday, May 27, 2018, at 9:00 AM on Huntington Veterans Plaza, 100 Main Street, Huntington, in commemoration of Memorial Day. Wreaths will be placed at the World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam, and Women’s Veteran Monument and to honor our troops in the Middle East; Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. The Church of Saint Patrick’s Youth Choir and Adult Chorale will perform patriotic songs. Refreshments to follow ceremony, for additional information contact Carol Rocco, Coordinator of Veterans Affairs (631) 351-3012.

 

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MEMORIAL DAY PARADES & EVENTS

MONDAY, MAY 28, 2018

 

There will be parades and a memorial service held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018, at locations throughout the Town of Huntington as follows:

 

Huntington

Hosted by: Nathan Hale VFW Post #1469 & American Legion Post #360

Route: North on New York Ave. from Big H Shopping Center, west on West Carver St., north on Green St., east on Main St. (past reviewing stand) to Stewart Ave.

11:00 AM

 

Centerport

Hosted by: Centerport Fire Department

Route: Harrison Dr. to Park Cir.

10:30 AM

 

Commack/Elwood

Hosted by: Elwood-Commack VFW Post #9263

Route: Larkfield Rd. & Jericho Tpke. east on Jericho Tpke. to junction at Veterans Hwy.

10:00 AM

 

East Northport

Hosted by: Knights of Columbus

Route: Clay Pitts Rd. & Larkfield Rd., north to Pulaski Rd. to John Walsh Memorial Park adjacent to East Northport Library.

12:15 PM

 

Greenlawn

Hosted by: Greenlawn Fire Department

Route: East Maple Rd., south on Broadway to Memorial Park, Pulaski Rd. & Broadway

9:00 AM

 

 

 

Melville

Memorial Service

Hosted by: Melville Fire Department

Memorial Service honoring fallen firefighters, servicemen and women.

Melville Fire Department, 531 Sweet Hollow Rd., Melville

10:00 AM

 

Northport

Hosted by: Northport American Legion Post #694

Route: North end of Laurel Ave. down Main St. to Northport Harbor, Village Park.

10:00 AM

 

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HUNTINGTON SENIOR CENTER

MEMORIAL DAY COMMEMORATION

FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018

Ceremony: 11:00 AM – Noon

Lunch: Noon – 1:20 PM

DJ Bob: Noon – 3:00 PM

 

423 Park Avenue, Huntington

On May 25th, the Town of Huntington Senior Center will commemorate Memorial Day with a Color Guard, St. Anthony’s Celtic Friars Pipe Band, DJ Bob and many of our senior veterans will wear their military hats or uniform shirts. We will also have a guest speaker, Paul Tropeano, a 94-year-old Army Veteran residing at Huntington Hills, who proudly served in World War II. Mr. Tropeano was with the 544 Heavy Maintenance Ordinance Field Company in the United States Army and landed in Sainte Mere Eglise one month after the attack on June 6, 1944.

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