Parade down East Ave features marching bands and messages for veterans

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ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester’s Memorial Day parade features marching bands, dance groups, and messages about remembering fallen soldiers.

The parade started at the intersection of East and Alexander at 10:30 a.m. and it will end at the D&C Digital building at the corner of North Clinton and Main Street. A marching with members in their military uniform marched down East Avenue with drums, tubas, and trombones. Marching bands from local school districts also participated.

One group walked while holding a banner that read "America’s Heros" as they marched. One car displayed a banner commemorating the "Harlem Hellfighters", an African-American infantry unit that fought in WWI.