This year residents from the river villages will feel a swell of pride as officials from Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Elmsford, Hastings-on-Hudson and Irvington have all been invited to serve as aides in the 17th annual Sleepy Hollow St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
While the parade always is led by a grand marshal and eight aides who have served their communities—this year the Sleepy Hollow St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, led by Chair Tom Kennedy, decided to invite other local mayors, village board members and local officials to march with their village’s fire, police and ambulance corp. departments and other community groups in the parade.
Katherine “Kitty” Geissler, who just celebrated her 100th birthday, will again serve as the parade’s grand marshal, as she did at the first parade.
Parade aides include:
- Dobbs Ferry Trustee William Flynn
- Irvington Village Justice Desmond Lyons
- Patricia Phillips Lacy, Hastings-on-Hudson resident and Ardsley Superintendent of Recreation
- William "Otto" Otivich, Hastings-on-Hudson resident and former Irvington teacher
- Noreen Herighty Nee of Tarrytown
- Mount Pleasant Town Clerk, Patricia Brennan Scova
- Peggy Slavin, Sleepy Hollow resident and former Dobbs Ferry Village Administrator
- Robert Green of Cortlandt Manor
Parade Day is on Sunday, March 10 and will begin with 10 a.m. mass at The Church of the Transfiguration, 268 South Broadway. The parade begins promptly at 1:30 p.m. at Main Street in Tarrytown and proceeds north on Route 9 to Beekman Avenue in Sleepy Hollow and down to Kendall Avenue. Click here for information.