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Published: 5/26/2014


Sylvania parade: Memorial Day honored

Sylvania Memorial Day parade is brings honor of veterans to downtown on Monday, May 27, 2014. Hundreds of people crowded both sides of Main Street from the bridge over Ten Mile Creek to Erie Street in a commemoration of Memorial Day. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

Beauty queens, Boy and Girl Scout troops, local politicians, motorcyclists and antique cars were part of this year's parade.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Beauty queens, Boy and Girl Scout troops, local politicians, motorcyclists and antique cars were part of this year's parade. ...
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 Daisy Troop 10428 member Ellie Tuck, 6, of Toledo, passes out candy. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Daisy Troop 10428 member Ellie Tuck, 6, of Toledo, passes out candy.
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Hundreds of people crowd both sides of Main Street. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Hundreds of people crowd both sides of Main Street.
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Samuel Weimer, 5, of Sylvania, reacts to the volume of the music as a school band passes in front of him. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Samuel Weimer, 5, of Sylvania, reacts to the volume of the music as a school band passes in front of him.
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Twins Quinton, left, and Kyah Wilson, 6, and their friend Branden Kershner, 7, look for the start of the parade along Main Street. With them are the twins parents John, left, and Toni Wilson. All live in Sylvania. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Twins Quinton, left, and Kyah Wilson, 6, and their friend Branden Kershner, 7, look for the start of the parade ...
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Boy and Girl Scout troops, local politicians, motorcyclists and antique cars were part of this year's parade.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Boy and Girl Scout troops, local politicians, motorcyclists and antique cars were part of this year's parade.
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Jeff Robinson, of Sylvania Township, with his daughter Kathryn, 11 months.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Jeff Robinson, of Sylvania Township, with his daughter Kathryn, 11 months.
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Boy and Girl Scout troops, local politicians, motorcyclists and antique cars were part of this year's parade. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Boy and Girl Scout troops, local politicians, motorcyclists and antique cars were part of this year's parade.
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Dave McVey, of Joseph Diehn American Legion Post 468, left, salutes during the posting of the  colors. The color guard personnel are,  John E. Schuster, left, and John A. Nye, both members of VFW Remagen Bridge Post 3717, and Joe Navarre, of American Legion Joseph W. Diehn Post 468. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dave McVey, of Joseph Diehn American Legion Post 468, left, salutes during the posting of the colors. The color guard ...
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Boy and Girl Scout troops, local politicians, motorcyclists and antique cars were part of this year's parade.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Boy and Girl Scout troops, local politicians, motorcyclists and antique cars were part of this year's parade.
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The color guard of American Legion Post #468 firing a 21-gun salute during the ceremony at Toledo Memorial Park.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo The color guard of American Legion Post #468 firing a 21-gun salute during the ceremony at Toledo Memorial Park.
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Boy and Girl Scout troops, local politicians, motorcyclists and antique cars were part of this year's parade. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Boy and Girl Scout troops, local politicians, motorcyclists and antique cars were part of this year's parade.
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The colors, carried by a color guard with members from the American Legion Joseph W. Diehn Post 468 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Remagen Bridge Post 3717, leading the parade. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The colors, carried by a color guard with members from the American Legion Joseph W. Diehn Post 468 and the ...
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Before the parade, the city hosted a ceremony at Toledo Memorial Park in Section 6, the veterans' section.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Before the parade, the city hosted a ceremony at Toledo Memorial Park in Section 6, the veterans' section.
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Tony Geer, of Sylvania, who served in the U.S. Army in the 1980s, looking at the graves in the veterans' section at Toledo Memorial Park. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Tony Geer, of Sylvania, who served in the U.S. Army in the 1980s, looking at the graves in the ...
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Sylvania mayor Craig Stough during the ceremonies at the Veterans Memorial Field.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania mayor Craig Stough during the ceremonies at the Veterans Memorial Field.
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Sylvania mayor Criag Stough [not pictured] gave a shout out to U.S. Army veteran Specialist and Northview High School graduate Matthew Drake. According to the Blade, Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania mayor Criag Stough [not pictured] gave a shout out to U.S. Army veteran Specialist and Northview High School ...
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 The Sylvania Northview High School bBand, lead by drum majors Luke Bushrow, a senior, left, and Claire Goecke, a junior.   Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Sylvania Northview High School bBand, lead by drum majors Luke Bushrow, a senior, left, and Claire Goecke, a junior.
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McKinly Gessner, 13, of Monroe, Michigan, does a flip as she and others in Sparks travel the parade route. Enlarge | Buy This Photo McKinly Gessner, 13, of Monroe, Michigan, does a flip as she and others in Sparks travel the parade route.
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Stephanie White leads a donkey-pulling cart in the parade. Riding in the cart is Tim Broue. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Stephanie White leads a donkey-pulling cart in the parade. Riding in the cart is Tim Broue.
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The parade is lead by a Sylvania Police vehicle and a color guard with members from the American Legion Joseph W. Diehn Post 468 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Remagen Bridge Post 3717.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo The parade is lead by a Sylvania Police vehicle and a color guard with members from the American Legion Joseph ...
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Part of the flag section of the Sylvania Southview High School Marching Band. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Part of the flag section of the Sylvania Southview High School Marching Band.
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American Legion riders from Post 468 in the parade.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo American Legion riders from Post 468 in the parade.
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Children along the route waved flags, cheered and scrambled for candy as the parade marched passed.    Enlarge | Buy This Photo Children along the route waved flags, cheered and scrambled for candy as the parade marched passed.
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Parade Grand Marshall Don Stoll, chaplain and service officer for VFW Remagen Bridge Post 3717. In brief remarks, he extolled the audience to respect the flag and pledge their allegiance to it. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Parade Grand Marshall Don Stoll, chaplain and service officer for VFW Remagen Bridge Post 3717. In brief remarks, he extolled ...
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Crowds along Main Street applaud as veterans and currently serving military personnel parade past. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Crowds along Main Street applaud as veterans and currently serving military personnel parade past.
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Michael Lieber, Sylvania Town Crier, in the parade.     Enlarge | Buy This Photo Michael Lieber, Sylvania Town Crier, in the parade.
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