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November 9, 2012

Veterans Day Parade: Schedule, lineup for Saturday’s big event

NEW CASTLE — The annual Veterans Day parade is Saturday in downtown New Castle.

Hosted by the Lawrence County Veterans Council, the parade will start forming at 10 a.m. on the Columbus Innerbelt behind the Cascade Galleria. Zambelli Fireworks Internationale will provide the salute to start the parade, scheduled for 11 a.m.

The parade will have eight divisions. Division one will form on the right side of the innerbelt, next to the fire station. It will be followed by divisions three, five and seven. Division two will form on the left side of the innerbelt, followed by divisions four, six and eight.

There will be an information station in the parking lot near Beer 4 Less.

The parade will cross Jefferson Street on Croton Avenue and continue to East Washington Street. At East Washington, it will make a left and continue through downtown to the right of Kennedy Square, past the reviewing stand at Rite Aid and back to the innerbelt.

Parade marshal will be Chuck Harvey, Veterans Council commander. Parade grand marshal will be Rose Mary Sabo Brown.

Anyone wishing to participate can contact Jim Butera at (724) 658-3990, Dan Carney at (724) 654-7807 or Frank Bonfield at (724) 654-6316.

Following are the participants and division:

DIVISION ONE

Veterans of Foreign Wars Neshannock Post 315, parade marshal Chuck Harvey, parade grand marshal Rose Mary Sabo Brown and family of Spc. Leslie H. Sabo Jr., New Castle High School marching band and Candy Canes, state police, New Castle police, Lawrence County sheriff’s department, New Castle firetrucks, Noga Ambulance, Allied Coordinated Transportation Service bus, DAV van with Lawrence County veterans affairs director Shirley Noga,, POW-MIA flag carried by Dan Micaletti, New Castle Cub Scout Pack 718, New Castle Boy Scout Troop 718, New Castle Boy Scout Troop 762, New Castle Cub Scout Pack 672, New Castle Ambassador Troop 10403/Mickki Polding

DIVISION TWO

Headquarters 1st Battalion 107th Field Artillery, Neshannock High School marching band, majorettes and dance line, Neshannock Cub Scout Pack 743, Neshannock Boy Scout Troop 743, New Wilmington Cub Scout Pack 733, New Wilmington Boy Scout Troop 733, New Wilmington Cub Scout Pack 723, New Wilmington Boy Scout Troop 723, New Wilmington Junior Troop 10313/Gail Barrett, New Wilmington Senior Troop 10315/Barb Barrett, New Wilmington Brownie Troop 10324/Stacey Fair

DIVISION THREE

Mariners of Pennsylvania, Laurel High School marching band, Laurel High School majorettes and flag line, Laurel Cub Scout Pack 745, Laurel Boy Scout Pack 745, Laurel Boy Scout Troop 712, Laurel Cadette Troop 10387/Kristin Anthony, Laurel Daisy Troop 16150/Mary Karauas, Laurel Cadette Troop 10384/Teri Duddy, Laurel Junior Troop 10385/Teri Duddy, Laurel Daisy Troop 16021/Jen Burgess, Laurel Brownie Troop 10328/Malinda Young, Laurel Junior Troop 10383/Jody Burgess, Laurel Brownie Troop 16023/Victoria Miller

DIVISION FOUR

American Legion Harry McBride Post 343, Union High School marching band, majorettes and flag line, Union mini-majorettes, Union Cub Scout Pack 757, Union Boy Scout Troop 757, Union Brownie Troop 10063/Kimberly Haught

DIVISION FIVE

New Castle Area Honor Guard, Mohawk High School marching band and majorettes, Mohawk Cub Scout Pack 721, Mohawk Boy Scout Troop 720, Mohawk Brownie Troop 10015/Teri Bailey, Mohawk Junior Troop 10364/Whitini Micco, Mohawk Junior Troop 16068/Whittini Micco, Mohawk Junior Troop 10004/Sandy Barnes

DIVISION SIX

Marine Corps League of New Castle and Commander Chuck Harvey, Shenango High School marching band, majorettes and flag line, Shenango Cub Scout Pack 746, Shenango Boy Scout Troop 746, Shenango Daisy Troop 16171/Musiette Clay, Shenango Daisy Troop 16173/Amanda Andrews, Shenango Brownie Troop 10369/Allison Pisula, Shenango Brownie Troop 10376/Billie Bober, Shenango Junior Troop 10343/Heather Anzalone, Shenango Cadette Troop 10342/Betty Keller

DIVISION SEVEN

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 267 and Auxiliary, bagpiper Gary Hasson, Vietnam Veterans car driven by Anthony Camerot, Rapid Tappet Car Club with veterans on board, First Student bus, New Covenant Evangelical Presbyterian Church car and float, Jameson Health Care System, U.S. Military Veterans Motorcycle Club

DIVISION EIGHT

AMVETS Post 281 and auxiliary, bagpipers, U.S. sub veterans.

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