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: Mail-In Ballots Go Out Next Week In Allegheny County, But Expect Some Changes
“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: Johnson And Johnson Coronavirus Vaccine Pause: Doctors Answer Your Questions
The VFW and mayor say this will ensure the “maximum protection” of borough residents from COVID-19.Pittsburgh Police Looking For Missing Lanetta Barden, Last Seen In Hill District
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