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Sunday, July 3, 2011

Plainfield's Independence Day Parade: Should we stop now?


Stepping off in a patriotic vein.

Though it was not July 4th, yesterday was a perfect day for Plainfield's 88th Central Jersey Independence Day Parade.

With the spirited return of the Plainfield High School Marching Band and Cheerleaders, a lively Ecuadorian troupe as part of the SID contingent and the flamboyant Islanders dance troupe as a spectacular finale, there was some real pizzazz.

The elegance of the Stone Square Lodge's float and the always-well-themed PMUA float were joined by newcomers this year, the Plainfield Elite Soccer Club and the local Knights of Columbus chapter, which meets at St. Bernard's church.









A selection of the 160-plus pictures from the Parade.

Am having trouble posting a slide show of the pictures.

Will continue post when they are up. Bear with me.


-- Dan Damon


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4 comments:

Pat Turner Kavanaugh said...

Dan: re headline: Should we stop what? Posting photos? Holding the parade?

Anonymous said...

Yeah the parade sucked
save the money

Anonymous said...

Yes Stop the parade

Anonymous said...

Liz says: No there are still people in plainfield that looks forward to going to the parade wether it's long, short, good or bad...everything else has been taken away. something tratidional needs to be kept. If it sucks then don't attend.