ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Roads in the Pearl River area are subject to closure for up to one hour prior to the start of the 2016 Rockland County Ancient Order of Hibernians St. Patrick's Parade will take place on Sunday March 20.
Authorities advise motorists to be mindful of this if they are planning on traveling to the Pearl River area.
The parade will step off at 1:30 p.m., starting on East Crooked Hill Road, turning south onto North Middletown Road, turning west onto East Central Avenue, turning south onto South Main Street and ending in the area of the Pearl River Post Office.
Authorities ask those attending the parade to please ensure that you park properly and legally.
On street parking is available in the Pearl River area, but please check for any full time or temporary parking restrictions for that roadway prior to leaving your car.
Parking enforcement will be taking place. Any parked vehicles that are found to impede emergency response or endanger public safety are subject to be ticketed and towed, authorities said.
Handicapped parking will be available in the Parking Lot of the First Niagra Bank at 93 N. Middletown Road and the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of North William Street and East Washington Avenue.
Authorities also advise parade attendees that the Town of Orangetown Town Code Local Law No. 2 Chapter 10 states: Open bottles or containers in which there is an alcoholic beverage is prohibited by law.
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