Weather Can't Dampen the Basking Ridge Memorial Day Parade and Dedication Ceremony in Liberty Corner (More Photos)

Liberty Corner Fire Company Officers Marching on Memorial Day Credits: wfp
The Liberty Corner First Aid Squad marched in Monday's Memorial Day parade in Liberty Corner. Credits: By Betsy Bacot-Aigner
The Ridge High School Marching Band wouldn't let rain - sometimes fairly heavy - stop them from setting the pace in Monday's Memorial Day parade. Credits: By Betsy Bacot-Aigner
Liberty Corner Fire Company Trucks
The Ridge High School Marching Band was an essential part of Monday's Memorial Day parade and ceremony in Liberty Corner. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
Boy and girl scouting troops joined Monday's Liberty Corner parade despite the rain. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
Bernards Township Commitee Mayor Gaziano, Former Mayors Carol Bianchi & John Malay,
The Learning Express provided a team of large horses carrying a wagon in Monday's Memorial Day parade in Liberty Corner. Credits: By Betsy Bacot-Aigner
Local boy and girl scouting organizations came out in the rain for Monday's Memorial Day parade. Credits: By Betsy Bacot-Aigner
Even local pooches came out for Monday morning's Memorial Day parade in Liberty Corner village. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
Mayor Gaziano says a few words during 2017 Wreath Dedication Memorial Day Ceremony. Credits: WFP
After hosting this year's Memorial Day parade, volunteer Liberty Corner Fire Co. trustee Don Gazale and treasurer Laurie Gazale serve refreshments. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
Boy and girl scouting troops showed their support for honoring Memorial Day despite Monday morning's rain. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
The Liberty Corner Fire Co. hosted this year's Memorial Day parade in Liberty Corner village, and welcomed the community back to the firehouse later. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
Credits: By Betsy Bacot-Aigner
The Basking Ridge Fire Co. marched in the 2017 Memorial Day Parade in Liberty Corner, and will host next year's parade in downtown Basking Ridge. Credits: By Betsy Bacot-Aigner
The Ridge color guard unfurled their flags in the rain in Monday's Memorial Day parade in Liberty Corner. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
Credits: By Betsy Bacot-Aigner
Local Democrats also joined the Memorial Day parade in Liberty Corner. Credits: By Betsy Bacot-Aigner
Ridge Marching Band with Color Guard March at Memorial Day Parade 2017

LIBERTY CORNER, NJ- Rainy weather failed to dampen the Memorial Day Parade and dedication ceremony in the Liberty Corner section of Bernards Township. 

Liberty Corner Fire Chief Kenneth White acknowledged that he couldn't control the rain - but he noted that showing up to honor fallen veterans was "a small price to pay compared to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice."

Both Liberty Corner and the Basking Ridge Fire companies and first aid squads joined the parade. This year, it was the Liberty Corner Fire Co.'s turn to host the parade. The all-volunteer organization also welcomed the public back to the firehouse for refreshments.

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The Ridge High School Marching Band and local scouting groups valiantly march with rain parkas, umbrellas, and optimism that the rain would cease - which it did, only to stop and start again while the procession made it way down Church Street, honored the veterans and residents and marchers returned to the firehouse.

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