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Parade celebrates frontline heroes:
July 9, 2020 at 3:28 a.m.
Port Chester Trustee Alex Payan leads the car parade down Westchester Avenue as motorists recognize the Port Chester Fire Department. The caravan of cars drove throughout the Village of Port Chester on Saturday, June 27, to celebrate the frontline workers of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Port Chester Fire Chief Ricky Casterella waves at the loud celebratory car parade as it makes its way down Westchester Avenue.
Port Chester-Rye-Rye Brook EMS Director Scott Moore is all smiles as he records the caravan driving by the Ellendale Avenue headquarters.
Port Chester resident Maria Molano waves at members of the Port Chester-Rye-Rye Brook EMS to thank them for continuing to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the end of the parade, Westchester Avenue resident Elda Navarro, who came up with the idea to form the caravan, highlights the hard work of the Port Chester Police Department.
Port Chester Police Lieutenant Steve Barbara holds onto a gift the department received for their service as the car parade drives by.
Their gratitude for the police is evident as Natasha (left) and Natalie Marroquin sit outside their car windows to wave and thank police officers.