The winter doldrums are in full force, which means Sean McCabe and fellow East End Emerald Society members are hard at work organizing Jamesport’s third annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
But Mr. McCabe isn’t just helping to plan this year’s event: He’s been selected to lead the parade as its 2016 grand marshal. READ
A green beard made for a festive march in Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in Jamesport. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Three months ago, the idea of holding a St. Patrick’s Day in Jamesport was just that: only a thought.
But after weeks of hurried preparation, a series of rushed moves to raise funds and support from local politicians and businesses, hundreds lined along Main Road Saturday afternoon and watched the East End Emerald Society’s parade march by, the first St. Patrick’s parade in Jamesport. (more…)