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LINE OF MARCH

SAINT MARY’S/GLOUCESTER CITY FIFTH ANNUAL SAINT PATRICK’S PARADE SUNDAY, MARCH 1

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by CNBNews Staff

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 29, 2020)----The annual St. Mary's Parish/Gloucester City St. Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 1 PM sharp rain or shine. The parade will take the same route as last year, forming and staging at the Martin’s Lake area, at Johnson Blvd. and Baynes Ave. marching on Johnson Blvd. to Monmouth Street, up Monmouth Street to King, and dispersing at the former Coast Guard Base parking lot, King and Cumberland Streets.

It will begin at Johnson Blvd and Baynes Avenue, north to Monmouth and Johnson Blvd., move west on Monmouth Street to King Street and south on King Street to Proprietors Park.

The following bands and marching units will be in the line of march:  South Philadelphia, Quaker City, Fralinger, Woodland, Avalon, Aqua, Uptown, Duffy, Durning, and the Gloucester City String Band.

The Camden County Emerald Society, Second Street Irish Society, Trenton AOH, ACFD Sand Pipers, and Brian Boru Pipes and Drums Bands.

The Misty Dewers and The Broken Shillelaghs Irish Bands.

The Two Street Stompers Comic Brigade. The Jordan-Hunt and the Emerald Isle Irish Dance Schools.

The parade's Grand Marshall is Ed Beckett, principal of Gloucester Catholic High School and the Celebrity Parade Marshall is Bob Kelly from Fox 29 News. Honor guest is the Deputy Consul General from Ireland Sean O’Hay

Gloucester City’s own radio disc jockey Kathy Townsend Suckiel from the B101.1 radio station will be present with the B101 mascot,  Buzzbee!

 RELATED: Gloucester City PD Issues Road Closures/Parking Restrictions for Parade

Below is the parade line-up set for 12 noon at the staging area

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Camden County Emerald Society (Gloucestercitynews.net file photo)

 

LINE-UP IS AT 12:00 NOON IN THE STAGING AREA

POSITIONS #A-#G LINE UP IS ON JOHNSON BLVD. BETWEEN FRANCIS ST. & BAYNES AVE.

POSITION “A”-VFW & AMERICAN LEGION COLOR GUARD & ROTC COLOR GUARD FROM GLOUCESTER HIGH SCHOOL WITH USMC MARINES BRETT & DALTON KENNEY

POSITION “B” CELEBRITY PARADE MARSHAL BOB KELLY AND QUAKER CITY STRING BAND WITH MSGR. HODGE, DEPUTY CONSUL GENERAL FROM IRELAND, MAYOR DAN SPENCER

POSITION “C”-2020 GRAND MARSHAL ED BECKETT AND GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PARTICIPANTS

POSITION “D”-KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS WITH ST. PATRICK’S STATUE

POSITION “E”-DURNING STRING BAND

POSITION “F” CITY COUNCIL, COUNTY FREEHOLDERS, STATE LEGISLATORS, OTHER DIGNITARIES AND ELECTED OFFICIALS, CAMDEN COUNTY MASCOTS

POSITION “G” THE MISTY DEWERS

POSITIONS #1-#5-Francis Street and East Brown Street

  1. SOUTH JERSEY MOBILE BILLBOARD TRUCK
  2. ANYZEK FUELS ANTIQUE TRUCKS/CARS-JIM PARENT, 1939 GREEN BUICK
  3. GARDEN STATE CORVETTE CLUB ON FRANCIS STREET
  4. GLOUCESTER CITY OLDTIMERS STRING BAND
  5. ANTIQUE CARS/TRUCKS-JIM PARENT IN HIS 1939 GREEN BUICK                                            -DONNELLY-GATTO FUNERAL HOME ROLLS ROYCE HEARSE & STAFF

POSITIONS #6--#21-HIGHLAND BLVD DOWN TO GREENWOOD AVENUE

  1. PUBLIC WORKS TRAILER WITH LADIES AOH, CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS OF AMERICA’S, AND LITTLE MISS/MR. GLOUCESTER CITY
  2. TRENTON AOH BAGPIPE BAND
  3. GLOUCESTER CITY FIRE DEPT COLOR GUARD & MARCHERS
  4. GLOUCESTER CITY FIRE DEPT. APPARATUS
  5. DUFFY STRING BAND
  6. GLOUCESTER CITY IRISH SOCIETY
  7. GLOUCESTER CITY HIGH SCHOOL COLOR GUARD, MARCHING BAND, & SCHOOL CLUBS
  8. UPTOWN STRING BAND
  9. GLOUCESTER CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL & COLD SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  10. IRISH SETTAR CLUB OF SOUTH JERSEY
  11. CAMDEN COUNTY EMERALD SOCIETY
  12. CAIRDEAS IRISH BIRGADE (JOHN SCILLIG-SCHILEEN’S TAVERN-WESTVILLE, NJ)
  13. MARK’S ANTIQUE FIRE TRUCK???? AND/OR FOUR LEAF RESTORATION COMPANY
  14. AQUA STRING BAND
  15. AOH GLOUCESTER COUNTY DIVISION I-COMMODORE JOHN BARRY-LARRY PRELLE, DIRECTOR
  16. BRIAN BORU PIPES AND DRUMS BAND-KEVIN FLATLEY DRUM MAJOR

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POSITIONS #22-#38 KLEMM AVENUE TO SYLVAN AVENUE

  1. AVALON STRING BAND
  2. GLOUCESTER CITY YOUTH SOCCER
  3. JORDAN HUNT SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE
  4. GLOUCESTER CITY LITTLE LEAGUE
  5. SECOND STREET IRISH SOCIETY PIPES & DRUMS
  6. MINI HORSE’S PONY CLUB-LONG ACRES FARM-MARY LEDGER
  7. WOODLAND STRING BAND
  8. CUB SCOUTS TROOP OF GLOUCESTER CITY???/ QUINN FAMILY WITH IRISH WOLFHOUND SEAMUS
  9. FRALINGER STRING BAND
  10. COMMUNITY ROCKS CORP.-ERIN OSLER/SARA O’BRIEN
  11. ATLANTIC CITY FIREFIGHTERS SAND PIPERS
  12. EPIPHANY CHURCH OF GLOUCESTER CITY-PASTOR JOE MARLIN 
  13. SOUTH PHILADELPHIA STRING BAND
  14. HIGHLAND TAVERN FLOAT WITH BIG DADDY
  15. EMERALD ISLE ACADEMY OF IRISH DANCE
  16. TWO STREET STOMPERS COMIC BRIGADE CHAMPIONS
  17. TAVERN ON THE EDGE PRESENTS “THE BROKEN SHILELLEGHS” 
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Gov. Phil Murphy hugging Brooklawn Mayor Teri Branella at the 2018 parade

 

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