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East End Emerald Society honors St. Patrick’s Day parade grand marshal Dawn Thomas

Dawn Thomas, the first woman to be named grand marshal of the parade since its inception in 2014, received her top hat and shillelagh at a dinner in her honor last night in Aquebogue.

Meet the grand marshal of the seventh annual Jamesport St. Patrick’s Day parade

Riverhead community development administrator Dawn Thomas will be the grand marshal of the Jamesport St. Patrick’s Day parade this year — the first woman to have the honor.

Community turns out for a perfect Paddy’s Day parade

The New York City Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and Drums marched in the Jamesport parade this year to honor two fallen brethren, Det. Brian Simonsen and retired Chief of Detectives Jack Cuddy. The pipe band stopped for a special tribute — "Amazing Grace" — at Jamesport Cemetery, where Simonsen, a Jamesport native, is buried. Photo slideshow.

New 9/11 ceremony to be held in Jamesport this year on Sept. 15

A ceremony honoring the victims and heroes of Sept. 11, 2001, as well as Jamesport-area veterans, is being planned this year by the Greater Jamesport Civic Association and the East End Emerald Society.

East End Emerald Society celebrates everything Irish with fifth annual parade

Photos: Dozens of groups marched in Riverhead's only St. Patrick's Day parade, which stepped off on Main Road in Jamesport Saturday afternoon.

Photos: Fourth annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Jamesport

Pipe bands, community groups and local fire departments paraded down Main Road in Jamesport today for the East End Emerald Society's Fourth Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
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Don’t miss Jamesport’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, starting Saturday at 2 p.m.

The East End Emerald Society’s third annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will kick off tomorrow at 2 p.m.

Photos: Second Annual March of the Leprechauns pub crawl in Riverhead

Downtown Riverhead hosted the second annual March of the Leprechauns pub crawl yesterday, with special events and deals for participants at Main Street restaurants, pubs, cafes, breweries and hotels.

‘Leprechaun’ pub crawl organizers present $6,000 checks to local charities

Organizers of the March of the Leprechauns pub crawl presented two $6,000 checks to local charities this morning, which were raised by the proceeds of the enormously popular St. Patrick's Day event on March 7.

Photos: March of the Leprechauns fills downtown Riverhead for early St. Patrick’s Day revelry

St. Patrick's Day came early in Riverhead this year as the March of the Leprechauns pub crawl brought revelers from near and far to Main Street. Photo slideshow.
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