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Parade to Kick Off Huntington Awareness Day

Festival, parade to celebrate 'Unity in the community' theme.

The third annual Huntington Awareness Day will kick off Saturday at 11 a.m. with a parade along New York Avenue.

Starting at 15th Street and New York Avenue, the parade will include floats, bands and antique cars. It will be led by members of the Rosen family, who are being honored for their contributions to Huntington Station’s revitalization, including the development of the Station Sports complex.

A day-long festival will run in the parking lot between Railroad and Church Streets and will feature sidewalk vendors, food, games and activities for kids.

The  “unity to the community” event is sponsored by the Town of Huntington and the Huntington Awareness Community Partnership. The festival is co-chaired by Supervisor Frank Petrone, Dolores Thompson and Al White. 

Traffic will be blocked from New York Avenue between 15th Street and Holdsworth Drive.

The festival will end at 5 p.m.

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