Memorial Day parades and ceremonies to honor fallen soldiers will be held on the North Fork throughout the day Monday:
â€˘ Riverheadâ€™s annual combined veterans parade begins at the corner of Pulaski Street and Osborne Avenue at 10 a.m. It will proceed down Main Street and return to its starting location for a ceremony at the World War II memorial in front of Pulaski Street School at 11 a.m.
â€˘ Congressman Tim Bishop and disabled veteran Dennis Krulder will be the guest speakers at Calverton National Cemeteryâ€™s service. It will be held at 1 p.m. in the assembly area at the cemetery.
â€˘ Orientâ€™s parade starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Main Road firehouse, and travels down Tabor Road to Orchard Street, Navy Street and Village Lane before returning to the firehouse.
â€˘ Greenport Villageâ€™s dockside ceremony begins at 8 a.m., rain or shine. An honor guard, village officials and scouts will march from Adams Street to the railroad dock. Refreshments will follow at the Third Street firehouse.
â€˘ Mattituckâ€™s veterans will host an 8 a.m. ceremony and parade, starting at the American Legion Hall at Pike Street and Wickham Avenue.
â€˘ Southold Townâ€™s official parade will begin at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Route 25 and Boisseau Avenue in Southold. It will proceed down Route 25 to the Southold American Legion Hall. A ceremony will be held at the hall at the conclusion of the parade and refreshments will be served.