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Town of Huntington, NY - News Details

5/10/2022 - Memorial Day 2022 Events in Huntington

HUNTINGTON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WREATH CEREMONY

 

DATE:            Sunday, May 29, 2022

TIME:             12:00 PM

PLACE:           Huntington Veterans Plaza, 100 Main Street, Huntington

(front lawn of Town Hall facing 25A)

 

The public is invited to honor our veterans at Huntington Town Hall, Sunday, May 29, 2022, at 12:00 PM on Huntington Veterans Plaza, 100 Main Street, Huntington, in commemoration of Memorial Day. Wreaths will be placed at the World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam, and Women’s Veteran Monuments and to honor our troops in the Middle East; Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.

 

This year’s ceremony will honor World War II “Ghost Army Soldiers” of the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops. This top-secret unit of 1,100 artists, designers and sound engineers accomplished a unique mission by staging elaborate ruses to divert the enemy.

 

Patriotic music will be performed by the Northport High School Choir, directed by Dana Warren. Refreshments to follow. For additional information, contact Carol Rocco, Coordinator of Veterans Affairs at crocco@huntingtonny.gov or (631) 351-3012.

 

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MEMORIAL DAY PARADES & EVENTS

MONDAY, MAY 30, 2022

 

There will be parades and a memorial service held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2022, at locations throughout the Town of Huntington as follows:

 

Huntington

Hosted by: Nathan Hale VFW Post #1469 & American Legion Huntington Post #360

Route: Assembles at parking lot across from Huntington Post Office.  Exits parking lot onto West Neck Road.  South on West Neck Road to Main Street.  Make a left turn heading east on 25A (Main Street) to Stewart Avenue.

10:00 AM

 

Centerport

Hosted by: Centerport Fire Department

Route: Assembles at corner of Centershore Road and Mill Dam Road.  Centershore Road, Harrison Drive, east on Mill Dam Road Centerport, southeast on Prospect Road, south on Little Neck Road.  Ends at 9 Park Circle, Centerport.

10:00 AM

 

Commack/Elwood

Hosted by: Elwood-Commack VFW Post #9263

Route: Assembles at Home Depot southeast parking lot.  East on Jericho Turnpike to Veteran’s Memorial (Cmdr. Fred Amore Canon Park) at Jericho Tpk. & Veteran’s Memorial Highway

10:00 AM

 

East Northport

Hosted by: Knights of Columbus #6893 Fr. Judge

Route: Larkfield and Clay Pitts northeast parking area, north on Larkfield Road to John Walsh Park in East Northport

12:15 PM

 

Greenlawn

Hosted by: Greenlawn Fire Department

Route: Assembles at East Maple Street & Broadway Greenlawn.  West Maple Street, south on Broadway Greenlawn to Memorial Park at the intersection of Broadway Greenlawn and Pulaski Road in Greenlawn.

9:00 AM

 

Halesite

Memorial Service

Hosted by: Halesite Fire Department

Memorial Service honoring fallen firefighters, servicemen and women.

Halesite Fire Department, 1 New York Avenue, Halesite

11:00 AM

 

Melville

Memorial Service

Hosted by: Melville Fire Department

Memorial Service honoring fallen firefighters, servicemen and women.

Melville Fire Department, 531 Sweet Hollow Rd., Melville

10:00 AM

 

Northport

Hosted by: Northport American Legion Post #694

Route: North end of Laurel Ave. down Main St. to Northport Harbor, Village Park.

10:00 AM

 

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