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Albion shows patriotism in Memorial Day parade

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 30 May 2016 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers
ALBION – Beau Piskorowski, a member of the Albion Fire Department, joins other firefighters in today’s Memorial Day parade down Main Street in Albion.

The parade concluded at the Albion Middle School, where there was a service to honor veterans.

Matt Passarell carries the American flag with other veterans in the Color Guard in this morning’s parade. Passarell is also the Albion town supervisor.

The group of veterans head south on Main Street. It was about 80 degrees out with bright sunshine during the parade.

The Albion High School Marching Band has been a parade mainstay for decades.

The band performs on Main Street before heading to the Middle School, where it played more music on the school lawn.

Katlin Pieniaszek holds the American flag in leading Girl Scouts in the parade.

These younger Girl Scouts carry a banner down Main Street.

Scouts from Troop 175 in West Barre are part of the parade procession.

These Scouts are part of Pack and Troop 164 in Albion.