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MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTES
A grateful borough salutes sacrifi ce at parades and vigils
BY MARK HALLUM
parades and tributes to those who gave
from south Queens.
off with elected offi cials, namely
their lives in defense of the country.
Th e parade began at Coleman Square,
Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer
Th e sun was shining on Howard
at the corner of 159th Avenue and
Amato, State Senator Joe Addabbo and
Beach as the community turned out
103rd Street, and wound its way from
Councilman Eric Ulrich.
Memorial Day weekend proved to be a
with no shortage of red, white and blue
between churches and monuments for
Check out some of the scenes from
beautiful spectacle for Queens as thousands
on Monday as the procession made the
wreath laying ceremonies before returning
local Memorial Day tributes on the ensuing
gathered across the borough for numerous
rounds paying homage to fallen soldiers
to its starting point. Th e parade fi nished
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Photos: Max Parrott/QNS
Photos by Dean Moses
Photos by Walter Karling and Allen Ngai