From left, Nancy Mortensen, Molly DiCaprio, Gianna DeLuke and her daughter, Renee, watch the parade while sitting in front of the Scotia Fire Department.
Photo by John Purcell.
SCHENECTADY COUNTY Two community Memorial Day parades honored those who paid the greatest price of all in service for their country.
The Scotia Memorial Day Parade on Wednesday, May 23, kicked off the commemorations throughout Schenectady County. Rotterdam's Memorial Day Parade was held the following day and continued the celebration and remembrance.
Check out to the two photo galleries posted below for snapshots of the parades.
Scotia Memorial Day Parade 2012
The Scotia Memorial Day Parade on Wednesday, May 23, stretched along Mohawk Avenue with patriotic and commemorative feelings fully embraced.
R'dam Memorial Day Parade 2012
Despite a wet start with rain pouring down and people scurrying for shelter or opening an umbrella, the sky cleared shortly after the Rotterdam Memorial Day Parade kicked off on Thursday, May 24.