Patriotic parades held on LI for Fourth of July

Many Long Island communities marked the Fourth of July with traditional parades, which meant flags, fireworks and family fun were in store for everyone. The

OYSTER BAY - Many Long Island communities marked the Fourth of July with traditional parades, which meant flags, fireworks and family fun were in store for everyone.

The Oyster Bay Independence Day Parade kicked off this morning along East Main Street, ending up at former President Theodore Roosevelt's home on Sagamore Hill.

Following the parade, residents enjoyed an afternoon of events at Roosevelt's historic home. Veterans, kids, and even an impersonator of our 26th president all celebrated with pride.

Other parades were held in Southampton and Port Jefferson.

To see more of the festivities in Oyster Bay, go to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and select iO Extra.

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