Lineup set for annual Pittston Tomato Festival Parade on Aug. 20

For Sunday Dispatch | August 17th, 2016 11:24 am

PITTSTON — The candy’s all stocked up and the vehicles are ready to go. The annual Pittston Tomato Festival Parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20. Below is a complete lineup list. Read on to see where your favorite marchers will be during the event.

LINEUP

10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20

Subject to change, additions or deletions

Lead Division - East Main Street (Corner of South Main at triangle)

Pittston City Police Cruiser - Motorcycle

USMC Color Guard

Knights of Columbus Color Guard

Knights of Columbus marching members

Knights of Columbus vehicle

Jacquelines (Knights of Columbus Ladies)

Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

St. Patrick’s Day Committee

Pittston City Mayor Jason Klush and city council

Grand Marshal James Zarra

Pennsylvania State Police

Division I - South Main Street (adjacent to the Mini Mart)

Lt. Gov. Mike Stack

State Rep. Mike Carroll

Judge Joseph Cosgrove, Commonwealth Court of Pa.

Luzerne County District Attorney Stephanie Salavantis

District Justice Alexandra Kokura Kravitz

Cino Paci Band sponsored by the Italian American Association of Luzerne County

Italian American Association of Luzerne County

Montadora Society

San Cataldo Society

Atty. Girard Mecadon with Pittston Twp. Little League and Pittston Area softball

Lackawanna College Police Academy

Company A No. 143 Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment

West Pittston Little League

Division I-A - South Main Street (Adjacent to Mini Mart)

Pittston City Fire Department and marching firemen

Bureau of Forestry - Smokey the Bear

Miss Tomato Festival Queen 2015 - Hannah Kasko

Miss Tomato Festival Queen Contestants 2016

Little Miss Tomato 2015

Little Mr. Tomato 2015

Little Miss Cherry Blossom 2016

Northeast Scholarship Pageant Association (6 girls)

Little Mr. Germania 2016 - Maxwell Edwards

Little Miss Germania 2016 - Sophia Clair Metys

Carmen Falcone - Northeast Military Club - Army Jeeps

Commander Bernie McDonald - Greater Pittston AMVETS Post No. 189

Ken Pollock Volvo

Division II - Beginning at Winter Street (on Main into Jenkins Twp.)

Pittston Area School Board Members

Pittston Area and Wyoming Area marching bands

Wyoming Area and Pittston Area cheerleaders

Pittston Kiwanis Club

Pittston Area Key Club

Pittston Memorial Library Board/Friends of the Library

Hughestown Borough Mayor Wayne Quick

Exeter Mayor Herman Castellani with Police Captain

West Pittston Borough Officials

Duryea Mayor Keith Moss

All surrounding borough officials

Pawsitively Perfect Pet Salon

Pittston Jr. Patriots

Landmark Community Bank

Highmark Federal Credit Union

Division III - Winter Street (first and second block)

Irem Shrine Oriental Band

Care and Concern Ministries

Greater Pittston YMCA

Pet Zone

American Grill

All 4 Paws

Handyman Matters of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton

Students United Martial Arts Academy

Spotlight Dance Studio

Action Lift

Flexible Mobility

Take the Stage Center for Performing Arts

Division IV - Nafus Street to Vine Street

Jack Williams Tire

Tom “Nitro” Simko - Arm Wrestling Assoc.

Toyota of Scranton

Meals on Wheels

Rock Street Music

Subway

Steve Farruggia Classic ‘84 Corvette

Bobby Reap ‘99 Subaru Legacy SUS Lower Car

Borino Tire and Auto

Boy Scout Pack 303/Troop 303

Roof Cleaning Pros and Pressure Washing

West Side Starz Athletics

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Division V - Swallow Street (adjacent to Sapphire Salon)

Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority

Liberty Tax Service float - Lady Liberty

Paint Pittston Pink

Wesley Village

Chiseled Fitness Studio

Bovani Towing

UGI Utilities

Interstate Building

McGlynn Racing ‘69 Camaro 228 Pro Race Car

Racecar Driver Michael McGlynn with dragster

Division VI - Corner South Main Street on to Plank Street

Greater Pittston Ambulance and Rescue Association

All other communities fire trucks, ambulances and rescue squads

The Polit & Costello float was a hit during a previous Pittston Tomato Festival.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_Tomato-Fest-Parade-9.jpgThe Polit & Costello float was a hit during a previous Pittston Tomato Festival. Tony Callaio File Photo | For Sunday Dispatch
Rose Randazzo, seated center, was the 2014 Pittston Tomato Festival Parade Grand Marshal.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_Tomato-Fest-Parade-8.jpgRose Randazzo, seated center, was the 2014 Pittston Tomato Festival Parade Grand Marshal. Tony Callaio File Photo | For Sunday Dispatch
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_tomato-153272_960_720.jpgTony Callaio File Photo | For Sunday Dispatch
Pittston Mayor Jason Klush tosses out candy along the parade route during a previous parade.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_Tomato-Fest-Parade-1.jpgPittston Mayor Jason Klush tosses out candy along the parade route during a previous parade. Tony Callaio File Photo | For Sunday Dispatch
Tomato Festival parade lineup set

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Traffic warning

Pittston City Police will stop all traffic coming into and leaving the city at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 for the annual Tomato Festival 5K and parade. All traffic will continue to be shut down until the conclusion of the parade.

Information provided by the Pittston Tomato Festival Committee.

Traffic warning

Pittston City Police will stop all traffic coming into and leaving the city at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 for the annual Tomato Festival 5K and parade. All traffic will continue to be shut down until the conclusion of the parade.


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