Tomato Festival Parade features community leaders, nonprofits, businesses and more

Staff reports | August 25th, 2015 11:40 am

PITTSTON — Participants in the 2015 Tomato Festival Parade floated down Main Street on Saturday, Aug. 22 during the 32nd Annual Tomato Festival. Grand marshal of this year’s parade was longtime Tomato Festival treasurer Tom Sewatsky, who was honored during the festival’s opening ceremonies on Friday, Aug. 21.

The parade featured plenty of community leaders, nonprofits and businesses from the Greater Pittston area.

Pittston Area cheerleaders march in step during the 32nd Annual Tomato Festival on Saturday, Aug. 22.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Tomato-2015-Parade-10.jpgPittston Area cheerleaders march in step during the 32nd Annual Tomato Festival on Saturday, Aug. 22. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Barbara Sciandra, center, founder of Paint Pittston Pink, waves to the crowd.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Tomato-2015-Parade-9.jpgBarbara Sciandra, center, founder of Paint Pittston Pink, waves to the crowd. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Pittston natives Jane Adonizio, left, and Lori Nocito, Tomato Festival chair, hosted the parade broadcast on FOX56.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Tomato-2015-Parade-8.jpgPittston natives Jane Adonizio, left, and Lori Nocito, Tomato Festival chair, hosted the parade broadcast on FOX56. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Volunteers from the Care and Concern Clinic march along the parade route.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Tomato-2015-Parade-7.jpgVolunteers from the Care and Concern Clinic march along the parade route. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
The Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick is one of the first groups to march down Main Street.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Tomato-2015-Parade-1.jpgThe Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick is one of the first groups to march down Main Street. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Members of the Victory Sports League glide down Main Street on a float.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Tomato-2015-Parade-6.jpgMembers of the Victory Sports League glide down Main Street on a float. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
The 2015 grand marshal is Tomato Festival treasurer Tom Sewatsky.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Tomato-2015-Parade-3.jpgThe 2015 grand marshal is Tomato Festival treasurer Tom Sewatsky. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Staff reports

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