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2010 Newark Saint Patrick's Day Parade

March 13th, 2010  1:30  PROMPTLY



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2004 Line of March

1st,  2nd,  3rd,  4th -  Divisions


Past Newark Grand Marshals


Newark Police Department Motorcycle Escort

Assemble on Central Avenue west of Washington Street.


National Guard Color Guard


Newark F.O.P. Color Guard


Jersey City F.O.P. Honor Guard


Banner of Saint Patrick


Francis J. Washington Post #561


Catholic War Veterans


Color Guard: Knight’s of Columbus Fourth Degree, 1st. N.J. District 


Lead Band: Essex County Emerald Society Police and Fire Pipe Band


Grand Marshal  Edward R. Brannigan


Chief of Staff to the Grand Marshal

Jack McEntee 


Personal Aides to the Grand Marshal

Maureen R. Brannigan

Eileen M. Brannigan

Katelyn T. Brannigan


Aides to the Grand Marshal


     James W. Brannigan                                      Kevin Hopkins          

             Michael Brannigan                                         Ann F. Saskowitz

            Patrick R. Brannigan                                       Drew Saskowitz

            Brian Hopkins                                                  Matt Saskowitz

            Edward F. Hopkins                                          Helen Shanley

            Joseph Hopkins                                                Rick Woodruff


Special Aides to the Grand Marshal


Anthony Ambrose                                        Dan Mahoney         

Ron Bakley                                                  Howard O’Neil

John Cuff                                                     Dom Romeo

Bob Fox                                                       Rick Whalen

Ken Hawkins                                               Lenny Whetsel

George Kline                                                Wayne Winkler

 Bill Worters


Deputy Chiefs of Staff


Chuck Canterbury                                          Michael Kraynanski

Andrew Chencharik                                      Robert P. Lynch

Patrick Corcoran                                             Paul J. McDonald

Bob D’Angelo                                                         John Manghisi

Ed Dalley                                                  Ciro Mangione

Daniel P. Eames                                             Michael Montanari

Joe Fava                                                    Mark Odom

Nicole Fava                                                    Joseph P. Reilly

Anthony J. Fusco                                            William Rivera

Derrick Hatcher                                            Hon. Michael Rodgers

            John F. Huegel                                            Hector Rodriquez


Band: Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh Pipe Band – Old Bridge, NJ


Assemble on Central Avenue west of Washington Street.


Band:  Essex Shillelagh Pipes and Drums Band

West Orange, NJ


Deputy Grand Marshal  Kathleen “Kasey” Critchley


Chief of Staff

Hon. Peggy O’Boyle Dunigan


Aides to the Deputy Grand Marshal


Mary Connolly                                                 Maureen Critchley

Caitlyn Critchley                                              Paul Critchley

Carol Critchley                                               Regina Critchley

Devon Critchley                                              Colleen Fahy

Dorothy Critchley                                           Maryann Kane

            Gail Critchley                                                  Hon. Raymond McCarthy

Joseph Critchley                                              Marni McFadden

Joseph Critchley, Jr.                                       Rosemarie L.    Mellody                              Kevin Critchley                                                Regina Peters

Loretta Critchley                                              Hon. Patricia A. Trabucco

Maryanne Schobal-Critchley                           Ann Tully   


Band:  Frank McGovern Pipes and Drums

          Newark, NJ


Women of Irish Heritage 

Band:  St. Brendan the Navigator Pipes and Drums

            Point Pleasant, NJ



General Chairman Jere E. Cole, Jr.


Peggy O’Boyle Dunigan                                  Rev. Patrick W. Donohue

Stephen Kirk                                                    Eugene J. Byrne, Esq.

Kevin P. Frey                                                  Francis P. McQuade, Esq.

Maura Golding                                                            Michael J. O’Hara

Kelly A. Cole                                                    Patrick F. Giblin

Kenneth S. Mulreed                                               Grace C. Cunningham

Thomas P. Giblin                                       Carol Jean Doyle

Barbara Miller                                                             Karen E. Golding

Robert R. Blake                                       Rosemarie L. Mellody

                                                                        Thomas J. Gartland


Past Grand Marshals

 *Charles P. Gillen                           *Michael J. McNamara

*Dominic Walsh                          *Larry Doyle

*Thomas E. Durkin                         Thomas P. Giblin

*Donal C. Fox                                       Eugene F. Smith

*John B. Keenan                                    *Thomas M. Conroy

*Joseph M. Brennan                                  *William Morley

*Joseph A. Brophy                         *Joseph J. O’Hara

*John A. Brady                          *Joseph J. Farrell

*James T. Kirk                                            Charles T. Cryan

*James W. White                             John P. Walsh

*Vincent J. Murphy                                      Patrick J. Birney

*John J. Giblin                                          James P. McCarty

*Richard H. Cummings                     Peter J. Smith

*John F. Kelly                                        J. Brendan Vesey

*Patrick J. Egan                            *Joseph A. Dougherty

*Frank E. Rodgers                                     Gerald P. Lenihan

*William F. McMahon                                 *James E. Hunter

*Peter J. Dodd                                                   Eugene J. Byrne

*Edward P. Carey                           Donald B. Hannon

*Frank J. McGovern                                  Francis J. James

*George Bell                                       James M. Mooney

*Joseph M. Healey                         Paul H. Reilly, Sr.

*Michael J. Sexton                          *Patrick J. Vesey

*Joseph F. Farrell                           Thomas C. O’Reilly

 Frank Darcy                                        John J. Meade

*Michael L. Delahunty                                   John J. McCabe

*John P. Teevan                           James M. Cosgrove

*Bernard J. McCreesh                                   Joseph J. Bradley

  John F. Cryan                             James E. McGreevey

*Martin J. Loftus                            Michael J. Slattery

* John F. Washington                                 Michael K. Farrell

*Thomas M. Buoye                  


 Past General Chairmen

 *William M. Curry                           *Joseph A. Dougherty

*Thomas J. Plunkett                                   *Michael L. Delahunty

*James G. Caffrey                                    *Thomas P.J. Barrett

*Ray F. Dunn                                        Thomas P. Giblin 

*Raymond V. Ryan                            *Thomas M. Conroy

*James Kerwin                                       Patrick J. Birney

*John J. Giblin                                        Edward P. Hanselmann

*John F. Kelly                                       Matthew J. Fitzpatrick

*Patrick J. Egan                            Donald B. Hannon

*Harry A. Slavin                          Gerald P. Lenihan

*Joseph F. Farrell                         Grace C. Cunningham

*Patrick J. Yorke                           Rosemarie L. Mellody



Band:  Pipes and Drums of the Blue and Gold ( NJ State Police)


Family and Friends Of the Late Mary McKenna Lenihan


Guests:  John F. Cryan Association

              Irish-American Cultural Institute

             Garden State Ceili Club

             West Orange Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee




Assemble on Washington Street south of Central Avenue


Division Adjutant

Patrick F. Giblin


Division Marshal

Terence M. McHugh


Band:  Barringer High School

             Newark, NJ


Irelands 32 Flags

Sponsored by Irish Cottage of West Orange


Newark Police Department

Robert Rankin - Director

Anthony Ambrose – Police Chief


Newark Police Department Personnel


Newark FOP Lodge #11 Trailer


Caldwell Police Department


Cedar Grove Police Department


Maplewood Police Department



Band:  Colonial Musketeers Fife and Drum Corp.

            Hackettstown, NJ


Newark Firemen’s Union Color Guard

David J. Giordano, President


Newark Fire Department

Edward Dunham – Director

Lowell Jones - Chief


Newark Fire Department Personnel


Bell and Siren Club


Saint Barnabas Burn Center 


Band:  Rory O’Moore Pipes and Drums Band          


Federal, State, County and Local

Elected Officials


Band:  Weequahic High School

             Newark, NJ


Newark Municipal Council Float 


Band:  Denville String Band            


Armando B. Fontoura



Essex County Sheriff’s Office Department Personnel


Club Espana


Band:  Malcolm X. Shabazz High School

            Newark, NJ


Local 617 Service Employees Int’l. Union 


Band: South Park and District Pipe Band


Ancient Order of Hibernians

Michael L. Delahunty Division #9

Montclair, NJ


 Band:  Holy Cross School Fife and Drums

             Harrison, NJ


Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department


Cedar Grove Fire Department


Roseland Volunteer Fire Department


Band :  Salaam Temple Shriners


Puerto Rican Heritage Statewide Committee




Assemble on Washington Street north of Central Avenue


Division Adjutant

Michael Logue, Sr.


Division Marshal

Joseph Downar


Color Guard:  American Legion Guyton-Callahan Post 152

                          Newark, NJ


Band:  Local 164 IBEW Pipe Band

             Paramus, NJ


Ironbound Irish American Association, Inc.

Newark, NJ




American Legion Post 408 Honor Guard

Newark, NJ


Sons of the American Legion

Squadron 408


Mullarkey and O’Hara Association

Newark, NJ


County Meath Association


Ironbound Little League Baseball, Inc.


Ironbound Community Center


Ironbound Ambulance Squad, Inc. 


Band:  Jersey Shore Stringers

             Toms River, NJ


Nutley St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee


American Red Cross of Metro-NJ


Hudson Voiture #288


Band:  Passaic County Police/Fire Emerald Society


Belmar St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee


Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee


West Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department 


Band:   East Side High School

              Newark, NJ


Jimmy Parrillo Civic Association


IIntegrity, Inc.




Assemble on Halsey Street south of Central Avenue


Division Adjutant

Kevin J. Matthews


Division Marshal

Michael Panella



Band:  Saint Columcille United Gaelic Pipe Band


Joseph E. Nugent, Sr. Association


Joseph Nugent Sr. Association Ladies Auxiliary

Elizabeth, NJ


Elizabeth Police Department


Band:    West Side High School

               Newark, NJ


United Way of Essex-West Hudson


Newark Bears Professional Baseball Team, Mascot


West Ward Little League Baseball


Belleville Middle School Stompers


Band:  Central High School

             Newark, NJ


Cedar Grove Volunteer Fire Department


Irvington Fire Department



Band:  Westfield Fife and Drum Corp


Vailsburg Irish American Association 




Assembly on Halsey Street north of Central Avenue


Division Adjutant

Edward M. Giblin


Division Marshal

Michael B. McGlynn 


Montclair State University Police Department


Color Guard:  82nd Airborne Division Assn.

                          North Jersey Chapter, Inc.


Band:  New York Skyliners Senior Drum and Bugle Corp.


Giblin Association of Essex County


Giblin Association Ladies Auxiliary of Essex County


Band:  84th Regiment Pipe Band


Essex-West Hudson Labor Council, AFL-CIO


Irvington Fire Department


Orange Fire Department


United Irish Association of West Hudson


East Newark Fire Department


Band:  Police Pipes and Drums of Morris County, NJ


Parade Adjutant

Thomas P. Giblin



Assistant Adjutants

Thomas P. Gerrity

Thomas D. Lawrence

Chief Thomas C. O’Reilly


Vehicle Coordinators

Joseph Downar

Frank J. Sapienza



Grandstand Coordinators

Frank M. Yorke

Paul H. Reilly, Jr.



Aides to the Adjutant


Michael D. Byrne                                Gerald P. Lenihan

            Daniel Caufield                                   Joseph C. Matthews

            Kevin J. Condon                                Sean J. McGinley

            Jeff Curley                                      Michael B. McGlynn

            Thomas P. Giblin, Jr., Esq.                 Sgt. Michael McGuire

            Joseph B. Harnett                               Thomas P. Mulreed

            Denis Hynes                                      John Wojtal, Esq.