Pittston loves a parade

For Sunday Dispatch | August 14th, 2015 10:50 am

PITTSTON — The candy’s all stocked up and the vehicles are ready to go. The annual Tomato Festival Parade will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22. Below is a complete lineup list. Read on to see where your favorite marchers will be during the event.

ANNUAL TOMATO FESTIVAL PARADE LINEUP

Saturday, Aug. 22, 10:30 a.m.

Subject to change, additions or deletions

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

Pittston City Police Cruiser - Motorcycle

Knights of Columbus Color Guard

Knights of Columbus marching members

Knights of Columbus vehicle

Jacquelines (Knights of Columbus Ladies)

Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

Luzerne County Sheriff Patrol, Mounted Patrol, Motorcycle and K-9 Dogs

Pittston City Mayor Jason Klush and city council

Grand Marshal, Tomato Festival Treasurer Tom Sewatsky

Pennsylvania State Police.

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

Congressman Matt Cartwright

State Representative Mike Carroll

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

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

Bovani Towing Service

Citizens Voice and Greater Pittston Progress

Vito DeLuca, Attorney at Law

JBB Naturals and Hippo Alley

Victory Sports 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 2014 - Courtney Richards

Miss Tomato Festival Queen Contestants, 2015

Little Miss Tomato 2014

Little Mr. Tomato 2014

Northeast Scholarship Pageant Association

Little Mr. Germania 2015 - Maxwell Edwards

Carmen Falcone - Northeast Military Club - Army jeeps

Commander Bernie McDonald - Greater Pittston AMVETS Post No. 189, and the Thunderbirds Ladies AMVETS Auxiliary.

Duryea American Legion

Duryea Polish Falcons

Auto Tronic Services

Scribbles and Scholars

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 High School Class of 1965

West Pittston Class of 1965

Pittston Kiwanis Club

Pittston Area Key Club

Pittston Memorial Library Board/ Friends of the Library

Polit and Costello Dentistry

Hughestown Borough Mayor Wayne Quick

Jenkins Township Board of Supervisors

West Pittston Mayor Tony Denisco and council

Duryea Mayor Keith Moss

Pawsitively Perfect Pet Salon

Straub Karate

Pittston Jr. Patriots

Landmark Community Bank

Alberts Pharmacy

Division III - Winter Street (first and second block)

Irem Shrine Oriental Band

Care and Concern Ministries

Greater Pittston YMCA

Pet Zone

Duryea Wildcats

All 4 Paws

Fuzz 92.1 and ESPN Radio

Perspective Church/Matheos Academy

Great Clips at Pittston Crossings

Handyman Matters of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton

Bayada Home Health Care

Division IV - Nafus Street to Vine Street

Diane’s Restaurant - Diane Simko

Tom “Nitro” Simko - Arm Wrestling Assoc.

Toyota of Scranton

Meals on Wheels

Rock Street Music

Subway

Ed Holleran 1958 Dodge

Borino Tire and Auto

Wayne and Kathy Segar

Boy Scout Pack 303/Troop 303

Fortis Institute - Forty-Fort Campus

Greater Pittston Stoners Youth Soccer Association

Division V - Swallow Street (adjacent to Sapphire Salon)

Salvation Army - Canteen and truck

Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority

Liberty Tax Service float - Lady Liberty

RJ Walker

Paint Pittston Pink

Abbella’s Café at Sapphire and MM Micro Winery

Office Pros Cleaning Services, LLC

Stephanie Louise Photography

Sky Zone Pittston

Roof Cleaning Pro and Pressure Washing

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 last year’s Pittston Tomato Festival.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Tomato-Fest-Parade-9.jpgThe Polit & Costello float was a hit during last year’s Pittston Tomato Festival. Tony Callaio File Photo | For Sunday Dispatch
Rose Randazzo, seated center, was last year’s Pittston Tomato Festival Parade Grand Marshal.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Tomato-Fest-Parade-8.jpgRose Randazzo, seated center, was last year’s Pittston Tomato Festival Parade Grand Marshal. Tony Callaio File Photo | For Sunday Dispatch
Pittston Mayor Jason Klush tosses out candy along the parade route during last year’s parade.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Tomato-Fest-Parade-1.jpgPittston Mayor Jason Klush tosses out candy along the parade route during last year’s parade. Tony Callaio File Photo | For Sunday Dispatch
Tomato Festival parade lineup set

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Race and Parade traffic

Pittston City Police will stop all traffic coming into and leaving the city at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22 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

Race and Parade traffic

Pittston City Police will stop all traffic coming into and leaving the city at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22 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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