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Scenes from the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Memorial Day Parade

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- While many other towns across the Garden State cancelled their Memorial Day Parades, the annual Fanwood-Scotch Plains parade went off as scheduled.

Joe McCourt, a Vietnam veteran served as grand marshal this year. McCourt was unanimously selected by the parade committeeee for his tireless commitment to veterans' causes. 

Marchers included elected officials, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, softball and baseball leagues, fire fighters, EMS workers, veterans, police officers, and marching bands.

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