WEST VIEW, Pa. (KDKA) — The borough of West View is canceling its Memorial Day parade because of coronavirus.
The parade scheduled for May 25 at 10 a.m. has been canceled.READ MORE: Police: Armed Bystander Intervened In Shooting At Park City Center Mall In Lancaster, Shot Suspect
“While we regret cancelling the Memorial Day parade this year, we hope that all West View residents will still take the time on Memorial Day, being mindful of social distancing, to remember and salute our fallen military heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice in defending our nation and our individual freedoms,” said Mayor J.R, Henry in a press release.READ MORE: New Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Westmoreland County
The VFW and mayor say this will ensure the “maximum protection” of borough residents from COVID-19.Allegheny County Police And Corrections Officers Unions Sue Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
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