The 85th annual Huntington St. Patrick’s Day parade steps off Sunday at 2 p.m.
Timothy Rossiter, president of Rossiter Financial Group, is this year’s grand marshal. The marchers will head up New York Avenue and on to Main Street. It is sponsored and funded by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division IV.
The parade will feature the Hibernians, bands, organizations, dancers, elected officials and more. The AOH is an Irish Catholic fraternal organization.
The Suffolk County Police Department’s Second Precinct is advising motorists of road closures in Huntington between approximately 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday.
Route 110 will be closed from the Long Island Railroad station north to Main Street. Main Street will be closed between Spring Road and Lawrence Hill Road.
Pulaski Road should be used as a detour for eastbound and westbound traffic.
On-street parking will be prohibited after 4 a.m. on Route 110 and Main Street. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.
In addition to regulating traffic, the police department will be enforcing town ordinances and state laws regarding the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages.