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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  • July 4th parade lineup announced

  • Get ready for an old fashioned, small town celebration of America's 237th anniversary of independence. The annual 4th of July parade takes place at 12 noon on Thursday in downtown Hawley, followed by band music in Bingham Park and a carnival.
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  • Get ready for an old fashioned, small town celebration of America's 237th anniversary of independence. The annual 4th of July parade takes place at 12 noon on Thursday in downtown Hawley, followed by band music in Bingham Park and a carnival.
    The parade lines up on Maple Avenue and Church Street and begins on Main Avenue (Route 6) by the blinking light. The parade heads up Main Avenue, over the bridge to Bingham Park.
    Four of the oldest family owned Hawley businesses are being recognized as Grand Marshals: Teeter's Furniture / Teeter's Funeral Chapel, Finan's Barber Shop, Murphy Insurance and A. M. Skier Insurance.
    Hawley's 4th of July parade has been held each year since 1967 when it was organized by the Hawley Public Library. It was later coordinated by the Borough.
    Here is the 2013 parade lineup:
    DIVISION 1
    Hawley Borough Police
    Pennsylvania State Police
    Wayne Co. Sheriff
    Waymart Police
    Forest City Police
    Lehigh Township Police
    Hemlock Farms Public Safety
    Grand Marshals – Oldest Family Owned Hawley Businesses
    Teeter's Furniture / Teeter's Funeral Chapel
    Finan's Barber Shop
    Murphy Insurance
    A. M. Skier Insurance
    Teeter's Funeral Chapel Antique Hearse
    Senator Lisa Baker
    Rep. Michael Peifer
    Wayne County Commissioners
    Magistrates
    Hawley Mayor Kevin Hawk
    Hawley Borough Council
    Waymart Mayor John Millard
    Palmyra Township (Wayne) Supervisors
    Hawley HDOT
    DIVISION 2
    Hawley Marines (Wayne/Pike Detachment Marine Corps League)
    Hawley American Legion and Auxiliary Marching Groups
    VFW Honesdale Ladies Auxiliary
    143rd Civil War Unit
    Wayne County Republican Women
    Wayne County Democratic Committee
    Knights of Columbus
    WC – Free Methodist Band
    Wayne County Dairy Princess Court
    Farm Bureau
    Wayne County Fair
    Molly Pitcher and the Minute Men
    One Day at a Time Dance Studio
    Girl Scouts
    Cub Scouts Pack 401
    Boy Scouts
    Alan Cooper and the Challenger Division Baseball Team
    Silhouette Twirlers
    Grandma Michele
    DIVISION 3
    The Coasters
    Paupack Fuel
    Hawley Garage
    Palmer & Sons Trucks
    Watson Brothers
    Paul's Towing
    Tyler Portable Welding
    American Freedom Riders
    Lake Region IGA
    Hawley IGA
    Penny Lane Candies & Candles
    Life Behind Bars
    Woodloch Pines
    Richard Hillriegel Antique Tractors
    DIVISION 4
    Women in the Wind – Silver Hawks Chapter
    Downtown Hawley Partnership
    Greater Honesdale Partnership
    Page 2 of 2 - PA Film Commission
    Paupack All Stars Cheerleaders
    Bold Gold Media
    Dime Bank
    American Red Cross
    Relay for Life
    Wayne County Builders
    Habitat for Humanity
    Bernt Balchen Lodge – Sons of Norway
    A & D Marina
    Lackawaxen River Conservancy
    DIVISION 5
    Local and Regional Fire Departments
    Hawley
    White Mills
    Honesdale
    Lackawaxen
    Lakeville
    Tafton
    Forest
    Waymart
    Seelyville
    Greeley
    Madisonville
    Greene-Dreher
    Blooming Grove
    Central
    Hamlin
    Hemlock Farms.
    After the parade enjoy band music at Hawley's bandstand in Bingham Park. At 2 p.m., the carnival gets underway at the park.
    Hours for the carnival are Tuesday July 2 and Wednesday July 3, from 6 to 9:45 p.m.; Thursday July 4, from 2 to 6 p.m.
    Be sure to be back for the fireworks at Lake Wallenpapauck at about 9:15 p.m. hosted by Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce. July 5th is the rain date.

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