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Rain Can't Dampen Chatham's Fourth of July Parade; Weather Clears for Fireworks

L to R: Aly Budny, Riley Krauss and Bella Marshall aren't concerned about a few raindrops Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshal Greg Henrich Credits: TAP Chatham
Credits: TAP Chatham
The boys from Engine 1 Credits: TAP Chatham
The Franks family of Chatham: Suzanne, Courtney, Michelle, Bob and Andrew Credits: TAP Chatham
Jillian and Jessica Gardner, 8 and 13, with 8-year old Steven Simonfay and Scott Simonfay, 5. Credits: TAP Chatham
Credits: TAP Chatham
Stumpy dressed for the parade Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham Township Mayor Kevin Sullivan is joined by Jack Feeney on the parade route Credits: TAP Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ -  There were some raindrops but few complaints at the 61sth annual Chatham Fourth of July Parade on Saturday.

The Chatham Independent Hose Company had extinguished its last fire before the rain started to come down harder. Everyone had plenty of time to dry off before the fireworks at night.

A few videos of the parade can be seen below.

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Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris and borough council, followed by the Chatham Borough Fire Department

Chatham Township fire fighters follow the bagpipes in the parade

The Boonton Harmony Senior Drum Corps added some patriotic tunes to the Chatham Parade

The Chatham Girls Scouts, Brownies and Daisies handed out candy to the crowd on the parade route

People carrying the American Flag were walking tall on the Fourth of July


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