Originally posted on CBS New York:
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There are many events across the Tri-State Area this weekend to mark Memorial Day.
In College Point, Queens, the annual parade stepped off Sunday afternoon. As WCBS 880′s Monica Miller reported, marching bands have been part of the parade since 1898.
The parade featured about 1,000 participants. A World War II veteran who served in Normandy donned his uniform for the Memorial Day Parade, Miller reported.