Communities across the country will gather this weekend to celebrate and remember those who fought and gave their lives in the name of freedom.
Here's what you need to know about the 2014 Memorial Day Parade in Merrick.
Kicks off: 9:30 a.m. Parade route: Starts at Veterans Plaza between Merrick Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue, proceeds north on Merrick Avenue to Veterans Monument at Lee Avenue. Ceremony: Following parade at Veterans Monument.
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