Canarsie holds annual Memorial Day parade

Parade participants first visited Canarsie Cemetery to lay a wreath at the Civil War Memorial.

Parade participants first visited Canarsie Cemetery to lay a wreath at the Civil War Memorial. (5/25/13)

CANARSIE - The Canarsie neighborhood hosted its annual Memorial Day Parade and ceremony today.

The ceremonies began at Canarsie Cemetery, where parade participants laid a wreath at the Civil War Memorial. The parade then marched around the neighborhood.

Event organizers say the neighborhood's Memorial Day parade has been held for at least 40 years.

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