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Memorial Day events honor those who gave their lives

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

Veterans Memorial Park, near Delaware Memorial Bridge Events to recognize Americans who lost their lives in service to the country will occur in several spots in Delaware this month, not just on Memorial Day (May 30). Here’s a roundup. The Delaware Memorial Bridge Memorial Day service starts at 10:30 a.m. May 30 at the Veterans Memorial Park, near the New …

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns to Wilmington this Saturday

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki served as Grand Marshal of the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The Irish Culture Club of Delaware’s popular St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Hooley will return to Downtown Wilmington on Saturday, March 12. The event was canceled in 2020 and 2021 because of the pandemic.  “The Irish have a long, proud history in Wilmington dating back …

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Wilm. Fire Dept. to receive ‘largest parade the city has ever seen’ for 100th birthday

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Organizers promise ‘the largest parade the city has ever seen.’ It’s the 100th anniversary of the Wilmington Fire Department and the city plans to celebrate their century of service with the largest parade the city has ever seen. The parade, which will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, will feature more than 20 bands — including the President’s United States Marine …

Downtown Visions Cleaning Ambassadors work with the Wilmington Department of Parks & Recreation to get the Soldiers and Sailors Monument ready for this year’s Memorial Day parade. (Downtown Visions photo)

These events honor those who gave their lives for America

Betsy Price Events, Headlines

Downtown Visions Cleaning Ambassadors work with the Wilmington Department of Parks & Recreation to get the Soldiers and Sailors Monument ready for this year’s Memorial Day parade. (Downtown Visions photo) Several events in Delaware this Memorial Day weekend honor those who lost their lives in the service of their nation. 154th Wilmington Memorial Day parade and observance 6 p.m. Sunday, …