Memorial Day parades went off around Huntington Monday, bringing together veterans, Scouts, bands and firefighters to honor service members lost to war.
In downtown Huntington, Supervisor Ed Smyth, accompanied by Highway Department Superintendent Andre Sorrentino, presided over a parade that featured bands from Huntington and Walt Whitman high schools, and Stimson Middle School, veterans, the Huntington Community First Aid Squad, the Huntington Manor Fire Department and others.
Greenlawn’s parade, held an hour earlier, included Scouts, American Legion Riders, Knights of Columbus, and others. It culminated in a service at Greenlawn MemorialPark.
Several elected officials spread out around Huntington to march in one or more of the parades or participate in services Monday morning.