LAMBERTVILLE TO HOLD ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY PARADE TO HONOR LOCAL VETERANS World War II Veterans to Serve As Grand Marshalls

Lambertville will continue its long-standing tradition of honoring local veterans who have proudly served our country in both times of war and peace with the annual Memorial Day Parade and a commemorative ceremony on Monday, May 25. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7921 Commander Georg Hambach announced that all surviving World War II veterans will jointly serve as parade Grand Marshalls. The parade step-off is at 9 a.m. at the corner of North Union and Cherry streets. The parade will follow North Union Street to Mount Hope Street, before return north on Main Street and ending at Mary Sheridan Park on York Street. During the parade, Mayor David DelVecchio, members of City Council, and representatives from VFW Post 7921 will lay a wreath at the City’s War Memorial located outside City Hall. At the conclusion of the parade, a formal commemoration ceremony will be held in the gazebo at Sheridan Park. Community organizations and area students are encouraged to participate and march in the parade with floats, bands, and decorated bicycles. Participants are asked to arrive at 8:15 a.m. at the parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy located on Cherry Street. Emergency Service Vehicles joining the parade are asked to arrive at 8:30 a.m. and to line up on the west side of South Main Street north of the Cherry Street intersection. All questions regarding the Parade should be directed to the Clerk’s Office by calling 609-397- 0110 or sending an email to cityclerk@lambertvillenj.org.